Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe to miss Champions League tie against Real Madrid

first_img Reuters ParisSeptember 17, 2019UPDATED: September 17, 2019 13:25 IST PSG had signed Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for astronomical multi-million sums (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMbappe picked up a hamstring injury and was forced off against Toulouse last monthNeymar is serving a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officialsUruguay forward Edinson Cavani is out of action with a hip problemForwards Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani have been ruled out for Paris St Germain’s opening Champions League group stage match against Real Madrid on Wednesday, the French Ligue 1 champions said.Mbappe picked up a hamstring injury and was forced off against Toulouse last month and has not featured since for PSG, while Cavani is out of action with a hip problem.PSG confirmed here on Monday that the two strikers will resume training by the end of the week.Thomas Tuchel’s side will also be without Neymar, with the Brazilian forward serving a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following PSG’s defeat by Manchester United in the Round of 16 last season.Mbappe, Neymar and Cavani netted 11 of PSG’s 20 goals in their Champions League campaign last season, and the trio will be crucial again in 2019-20 as the club look to go deep in Europe’s elite competition.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Kylian MbappeFollow Edinson CavaniFollow Paris St Germain Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe to miss Champions League tie against Real MadridParis Saint Germain will be without the services of Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar Jr in their opening Champions League group stage match against Real Madrid.advertisement Nextlast_img

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