Dortmund vs PSG prediction: How will Champions League fixture play out tonight?

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Borussia Dortmund take on Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League tonight.

Dortmund are explosive in attack but leaky at the back, having scored 28 goals but let in 15 in their last eight games in all competitions alone. 

19-year-old star Erling Haaland has already scored five Bundesliga goals in less than an hour on the pitch since his January arrival from Red Bull Salzburg and is the second top-scorer in this year’s Champions League with eight goals. 

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PSG have a stacked front line including Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani, Mauro Icardi and Neymar, but drew 4-4 against Amiens on Saturday. 

The Ligue 1 holders have lost at this stage of the competition for three consecutive years, and have been on the wrong end of dramatic comebacks by Barcelona and Manchester United. 


Power rankings: Champions League last 16 teams





1/17 Champions League Group Stage Power Rankings

2/17 16. Atalanta

3/17 15. Lyon

4/17 14. Valencia

5/17 13. Napoli

6/17 12. Tottenham Hotspur

7/17 11. Chelsea

8/17 10. Atletico Madrid

9/17 9. RB Leipzig

10/17 8. Borussia Dortmund

11/17 7. Bayern Munich

12/17 6. Real Madrid

13/17 5. Manchester City

14/17 4. Juventus

15/17 3. PSG

16/17 2. Barcelona

17/17 1. Liverpool

1/17 Champions League Group Stage Power Rankings

2/17 16. Atalanta

3/17 15. Lyon

4/17 14. Valencia

5/17 13. Napoli

6/17 12. Tottenham Hotspur

7/17 11. Chelsea

8/17 10. Atletico Madrid

9/17 9. RB Leipzig

10/17 8. Borussia Dortmund

11/17 7. Bayern Munich

12/17 6. Real Madrid

13/17 5. Manchester City

14/17 4. Juventus

15/17 3. PSG

16/17 2. Barcelona

17/17 1. Liverpool

When is the match?

The match kicks off at 8pm UK time at Dortmund’s Westfalenstadion.

What TV channel is it on?

The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7.15pm.

Subscribers can also stream the game via the BT Sport app.

Team news

PSG will be boosted by the likely return of Neymar, who has been out of action with a rib injury. The Brazilian star has played in just one Champions League knockout game since his £198 million move to Paris. Abdou Diallo, Colin Dagba and Presnel Kimpembe look set to miss out. 

Lucien Favre will be unable to call on Julian Brandt, Thomas Delaney and Marco Reus for Tuesday’s tie. Ering Haaland is likely to make his Champions League debut for BVB.

Predicted line-ups

Borussia Dortmund: Burki, Hakimi, Piszczek, Hummels, Akanji, Guerreiro, Witsel, Can, Sancho, Haaland, Hazard

PSG: Navas, Meunier, Marquinhos, Silva, Bernat, Gueye, Verratti, Di Maria, Neymar, Mbappe, Icardi​

Prediction 

Both sides are capable of creativity and calamity and any outcome is possible. PSG go into the Champions League knockout stages with a more balanced midfield than before, and a lot will rest on Idrissa Gueye’s defensive work. Dortmund have looked very vulnerable in defence in recent games and PSG are likely to exploit any weakness.

Borussia Dortmund 2-2 PSG

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