Sport PSG urged by French media to earn spot in Champions League final
Mbappe asks about England and Spain – PSG boss Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino discussed Kylian Mbappe and Neymar ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's clash with Manchester City.Mbappe has been heavily linked with LaLiga champions Real Madrid, as well as Premier League holders Liverpool previously.
are 'facing history' to overcome a first-leg deficit against to reach a second successive Champions League final.
Thegiants are currently trailing 's men 2-1 ahead of their clash on Tuesday night, leaving them to pull off another masterclass away from home to beat the odds.
And it's not just the club's fanbase that has their support for the game at the Etihad.
French news outlet L'Equipe have also offered Neymar and Co a number of tips on how to exploit City's weaknesses before the two meet again for a spot in the Istanbul showpiece.
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After Marquinhos broke the deadlock from a corner during the first leg, L'Equipe are now urging PSG to play to their strengths and 'attack the box' during corners while targeting City's defensive weak link in Joao Cancelo.
L'Equipe pointed out how Guardiola puts Kevin De Bruyne at the near post while Cancelo was placed at the far post, which allowed Angel Di Maria to find Marquinhos during a corner for the Brazilian defender to emphatically head home.
The French newspaper wrote: 'There is no question of trying to reproduce the same pattern and for good reason: Kyle Walker on the other side (of the box), is a much better competitor in the air than Cancelo.'
Kylian Mbappe doubtful for Champions League semi-final second leg after PSG star suffers calf injury
The Ligue 1 champions confirmed the forward has a knock, which may rule him out of their meeting with Manchester City next weekPSG confirmed the news in a squad injury update ahead of their Ligue 1 meeting with Lens on Saturday, however, did not state how long Mbappe will be out for.
While City managed to get two crucial away goals at the Parc des Princes, PSG have been urged not to panic about the current scoreline, given they have produced their best performances away from home this season.
PSG have lost eight times at home already this season, with Marseille, Lyon, Monaco, Nantes and Lille all beating them on their own patch in Ligue 1, while Manchester United, City and Bayern Munich have come away with victories when they've visited the Parc des Princes.
L'Equipe recognises that the ground in the French capital is no longer a fortress for PSG but their convincing away performances this season will see them push for domestic and European glory once again this season.
Guardiola's City eye European history, Madrid set for Stamford Bridge blues? - Champions League in Opta numbers
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City have history in their sights as they face PSG in the Champions League semi-final.The two Premier League sides each have the edge going into the second leg of their respective semi-final ties with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid.
PSG, who have beaten United, Barcelona and Bayern on the road in the Champions League this season, have been urged to live up to their impressive record once more if they are to reach this season's final in Turkey.
The French side will also be spurred on by the fact Kylian Mbappe is fit for the tie at the Etihad after he trained with the side on Monday evening.
Boss Mauricio Pochettino will wait until later on Tuesday evening before deciding if the forward can feature.
Pochettino said on Monday: 'We need to assess Kylian, he's going to start the individual training sessions and see if he can be with the team in the end.
'I think there is still one day and we still didn't decide if he's going to be available or not to play. We will take the decision on Tuesday.'
City boss Pep Guardiola is certain the 22-year-old will make it: 'He's going to play,' he said. 'And I'm looking forward to him playing.'
PSG got what they deserved at Rennes, admits Pochettino as Ligue 1 title hopes fade .
Paris Saint-Germain's title hopes were dented by Rennes on Sunday, though Mauricio Pochettino conceded they did not deserve the victory.Neymar celebrated his new four-year deal with PSG by scoring a contentious penalty to put Pochettino's team ahead on Sunday, only for Serhou Guirassy's fine header to seal a point for Rennes.