Galatasaray to face PSG at Champions League journey end
Turkish champs to fight for ticket to UEFA Europa League
Turkish football club Galatasaray will face France’s PSG in a crucial UEFA Champions League match on Wednesday to determine the fate of their European League journey.
The match which will be played in Parc des Princes stadium in Paris will kick off at 2000GMT.
Galatasaray and Club Brugge have been fighting for a ticket to Europe’s second-tier tournament, the Europa League.
The Turkish club will finish fourth if they lose to PSG.
Galatasaray’s Sofiane Feghouli, Ryan Babel, Florin Andone and Christian Luyindama will be out of their squad due to injuries, as will PSG’s Idrissa Gueye, Presnel Kimpembe, Marco Verratti and Ander Herrera.
Meanwhile, Brugge will face Real Madrid in the last match day in Belgium.
Club Brugge were able to earn 3 points before the group’s last matches
Galatasaray were disappointed by Club Brugge with a very late equalizer during the fifth Group A match, which ended in a 1-1 tie.
Following this draw, Galatasaray bottomed the group with 2 points.
Club Brugge will finish third if they beat Real Madrid, or if Galatasaray fail to beat PSG.
PSG and Real Madrid have already qualified for the final 16 phase in the Champions League.
The Group A standings before the last matches are as follows:
|2. Real Madrid||5||2||2||1||11||7||4||8|
|3. Club Brugge||5||0||3||2||3||9||-6||3|