PSG v Chelsea: 10 things that could decide this Champions League quarter-final
A look at the key factors that could decide the Champions League quarter-final first leg
Wednesday 02 April 2014
Chelsea’s Champions League clash against Paris St-Germain has been touted by plenty of observers as the most difficult of this season’s Champions League quarter-finals to call.
Bookmakers have made Jose Mourinho’s side narrow favourites to progress but PSG are enjoying a successful season and, in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, have one of the world’s premier strikers in their ranks. Mourinho has an undoubted pedigree in this tournament though, having shown his talent with triumphant campaigns with both Porto and Inter Milan.
Check out a few facts that could decide the tie in our guide below.
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