Champions League: GROUP-H-MD6 Preview

INTRODUCTION

POSITIONTEAMPLAYEDWONDRAWLOSTGOAL DIFFERENCEPOINTS
1Man United5302 69
2PSG5302 39
3RB Leipzig5302 -2 9
4Basaksehir5104 -73
GROUP H TABLE
The Team coming last (4th) will be eliminated and the team coming 3rd will be dropped down to UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE

This is how Group H is positioned as we step into the last match week of the Champions League. The Group Of Death, as it was rightly referred to as, the group has lived up to its name.

Meanwhile, there is a clash between FC Barcelona and Juventus in Group G. Which means, Lionel Messi takes on Cristiano Ronaldo, for possibly one last time? Although, many of us, will be keeping an eye on Group H.

Last Year Semi-Finalists, RB Leipzig, take on Manchester United in Leipzig. As Parisians host the team from Turkey at the Parc Des Princes. A simple scenario, yet very complicated. But that’s how beautiful this game is!

Group H
Group H

Qualification Scenarios for Group H

PSG

  • If They win, they proceed.
  • They draw, If Leipzig vs M.UTD ends up anything other than a draw: PSG proceed.
  • They lose, and Leipzig wins: PSG proceeds with a goal difference in H2H matches against Manchester Utd.
  • They lose and United wins: PSG proceed with an away goal in the H2H match against Leipzig.

MANCHESTER UNITED

  • They win, they proceed.
  • They draw, they proceed.
  • If They lose: They head to the Europa League.

RB LEIPZIG

  • If they win, they proceed.
  • If draw and PSG loses, they proceed.
  • They draw and PSG wins, they head to the Europa League.
  • They lose, they head to the Europa League.

If both of the “Game week 6” matches of “Group H” in Champions League end up even stevens(draw) Then, PSG and Manchester United secure first and second place respectively.

MATCH PREVIEWS

PSG vs ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR

PSG should see this game off comfortably, as they play the Istanbul outfit in Paris. Neymar is expected to feature in this game, after being rested during the weekend. Also, Mbappe and Veratti are both fits for this game.

PSG Predicted Lineup
PSG Predicted Lineup

RB LEIPZIG vs MANCHESTER UNITED

One of the most intense matches of the group stage as it turns out to be. This is going to be the game of the day to watch out for.  However, in their last meeting at Old Trafford, the home side trashed their opponents 5-0. This should in itself be a confidence booster for United, as they visit Leipzig today. However, we do not write off Leipzig, as we all know threatening they are, on their day. United has a two-thirds probability to see through the group stages. But can Leipzig pull off a thriller, as they go into this encounter being underdogs?!

For MANCHESTER UNITED

De Gea and Luke Shaw should be fit to start, after being rested. However, both Cavani and Martial are unavailable for the clash. And of course, Fred is suspended.

Predicted Lineup for champions league
Utd Predicted Lineup

For RB LEIPZIG

Upamecano faces suspension. Klostermann, Lainer, and Henrichs miss out due to injury. Samardzic is out due to Covid-19, as Naglesmann faces a selection headache.

RB Leipzig Predicted Lineup for Champions League
RB Leipzig Predicted Lineup

Conclusion

All in all, we will witness a hell of a footballing night! These are the nights that we fans live for. And the Champions League never disappoints us.

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