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MANCHESTER CITY are taking on PSG tonight for a place in the Champions League final.

  • Start time: 8pm BST
  • TV channel: BT Sport 2
  • Live stream free: BT Sport app/ee customers watch free
  • Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Bernardo, Mahrez, Foden, De Bruyne.
  • PSG XI: Navas, Florenzi, Diallo, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Herrera, Paredes, Di Maria, Verratti, Icardi, Neymar.

Follow all the latest build-up and action with our live blog below…

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    Despite his team losing the first leg at home, PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino is relaxed ahead of tonight's crucial game.

    “I am relaxed like two years ago (before Ajax), knowing we are going to face a very good team but we have good quality players too,” he said.

    “It is the intention to deprive them of the ball.

    “We need to take risks, to be brave, to be aggressive. We need two goals. It's going to be a battle, it's going to be difficult, but we have to be ready."

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    De Bruyne stepped aside and let Mahrez take the free-kick which won Man City the last leg in Paris.

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    Manchester City have won 10 of their 11 UEFA Champions matches this season (D1), scoring 23 goals and conceding only four.

    They will become the first English side to win 11 games in a single European Cup/Champions League season if they beat Paris SG, breaking Manchester United’s record of 10 wins in 2002-03.

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    16 Rico, 60 Randriamamy, 4 Kehrer, 7 Mbappe, 2 Rafinha, 15 Danilo, 18 Kean, 19 Sarabia, 20 Kurzawa, 23 Draxler, 25 Bakker, 1 Dagba.

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    PSG XI

    1 Navas; 24 Florenzi, 5 Marquinhos (c), 3 Kimpembe, 22 Diallo; 21 Herrera, 8 Paredes, 6 Verratti; 11 Di Maria, 9 Icardi, 10 Neymar.

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    13 Steffen, 33 Carson, 6 Ake, 7 Sterling, 9 Jesus, 10 Aguero, 14 Laporte, 16 Rodri, 21 Torres, 22 Mendy, 27 Cancelo.

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    31 Ederson; 2 Walker, 3 Dias, 5 Stones, 11 Zinchenko; 25 Fernandinho (C), 8 Gundogan, 20 Silva; 26 Mahrez, 47 Foden, 17 De Bruyne.

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    Three of Kevin De Bruyne’s 10 UEFA Champions League goals for Man City have been scored against Paris SG, with the French side the only team he’s scored more than once against.

    He could be the second player to score in four consecutive UEFA Champions League appearances against Paris SG, after Neymar.

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    This will be Pep Guardiola’s 63rd game in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages, the outright most of any manager, breaking Carlo Ancelotti’s record of 62.

    In all competitions, the Manchester City boss has beaten Mauricio Pochettino 11 times in his managerial career, only defeating Manuel Pellegrini and Sean Dyche more often (12 each).

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    Excluding this tie, in the history of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League, there have been 47 instances of an English side winning the first leg of a two-legged knockout tie away from home, and on all 47 occasions, the English side has progressed.

    Paris SG progressed from their last UEFA Champions League knockout tie when losing the first leg, recovering a 2-1 first leg deficit against Borussia Dortmund in last season’s last 16 to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

    However, in their major UEFA European history, the French side have never progressed after losing the first leg of a knockout tie at home.

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    Neymar and Mbappe have been key in front of goal in the Champions League.

    But Mbappe failed to attempt a single shot in the first leg against Man City, the first time he’s ever started a UEFA Champions League match and failed to do so.

    However, he did score in his only previous appearance at the Etihad, netting for Monaco in February 2017.

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    Manchester City have won their last six UEFA Champions League matches and victory here would see them break the record for the longest ever winning run by an English team in European Cup/Champions League history.

    Three other sides have won six in a row: Manchester United (1965-66), Leeds United (1969-70) and Arsenal (2005).

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    PSG have left their team hotel in Manchester and they're on their way to the Etihad.

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    Man City boss Pep Guardiola praised opposition manager Mauricio Pochettino ahead of tonight's Champions League semi-final second leg.

    But also stressed that his team cannot afford to take their eye off the ball.

    Speaking in the club's digital matchday programme, he said: "As a former Spurs manager, Mauricio is no stranger to important matches at this ground.

    "He is now in charge of one of the best sides in football and we know that, despite taking a 2-1 lead into the game this evening, the tie is far from over and we will have to play a near-perfect game to reach this club’s first UEFA Champions League final.

    "In the second half in Paris last week, we produced an incredible performance and then we backed it up in London on Saturday lunchtime when we moved to within one win of being crowned English champions with a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace.

    "And we are where we are because this group of players have a wonderful mentality, humanity, and quality."

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    Manchester City are unbeaten in all four previous European meetings with Paris SG (W2 D2), winning their last home match against them in April 2016 in the second leg of that season’s UEFA Champions League quarter final.

    Paris SG have only faced AC Milan (four times) more often without winning in the UEFA Champions League than they have against Man City (three).

    They won away at Man Utd earlier in the campaign and are the sixth team to face both Manchester clubs away in the same European season, but none of the previous five won both games.

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    And welcome to the live blog for Man City vs PSG!

    Tonight is one of the biggest games in Man City's history.

    Pep Guardiola's side are on the brink of reaching the Champions League final, the first in the club's 141-year existence.

    City head into tonight's game with a one-goal advantage and two precious away goals which could be the difference-maker.

    Should PSG win 1-0 tonight, Man City would go through to the final on away goals.

    But standing in City's way of a date with either Chelsea or Real Madrid in Istanbul is Mauricio Pochettino's PSG.

    PSG had their heart broken in last year's final with former player Kingsley Coman scoring the winner for Bayern Munich.

    But PSG bounced back strong this year beating both Barcelona and Bayern Munich on their way to the semi-finals.

    In terms of team news, Man City don't have any fresh injury concerns and boss Guardiola fielded a weakened side in the win against Crystal Palace last weekend.

    As for PSG, Kylian Mbappe could miss tonight's crucial game after picking up a calf injury.

    The Frenchman has been the Parisians main man in front of goal this season, scoring 37 goals with eight of those coming in the Champions League.

    Juan Bernat is still nursing a knee injury and Idrissa Gueye is suspended after his red card in the first leg.

    The teamsheets are due to be released in an hour, so don't go anywhere!

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