Tuesday September 30th, 2014

Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona will meet in Paris on Tuesday in Champions League group play. Barcelona defeated Apoel Nicosia in its opening group stage match, while PSG drew with Ajax Amsterdam. PSG and Barcelona are favored to advance out of Group F to the knockout stage. 

PSG will be without leading goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic when it faces Barcelona. Ibrahimovic is dealing with a left heel injury, which has kept him out of PSG's last two Ligue 1 matches. The Swedish forward has scored five goals in domestic play this year. 

Barcelona currently sits in first place in La Liga with 16 points. Barca is undefeated this year, with five wins and a draw. In La Liga play, Neymar leads the team with six goals, while Lionel Messi has five. 

How to watch

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

Live Stream: You can watch the match online here (English) and here (Spanish). 

TV Coverage: Fox Deportes, beIN Sports

Barcelona facts

In the last meeting between these two sides, Barcelona beat PSG on an away goals tiebreaker during the 2012-13 Champions League quarterfinals. 

Prior to that victory on aggregate, the only time that Barcelona came away with a win over PSG in five previous meetings was during the finals of the 1996-97 UEFA Winners' Cup. 

Neymar scored his first hat trick of the season last Saturday as Barcelona easily defeated Granada, 6-0. 

Lionel Messi had two goals on Saturday, which pushed his total to 401 for club and country. 

Barcelona has won four Champions League/European Cup titles; most recently, the club won the Champions League in 2010-11. 

PSG facts

Paris Saint-Germain is looking for its first Group F victory after opening with a draw against Dutch club Ajax. 

Dating back to 2006, Paris is unbeaten in 29 European home games. 

PSG was knocked out of the Champions League in the quarterfinal last season by Chelsea through an away goals tiebreaker. 

PSG is unbeaten since the 2014-15 season began. 

In the 2013-14 Champions League competition, PSG won four of the five home games that the club played. 

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