Al-Owais intervenes earlier than Neymar
Within the field, Neymar tries his luck, however his shot is just too weak to upset the Saudi goalkeeper.
Gustavo tries his luck from afar
However Navas is heading in the right direction. The selection of Saudi Arabia is much less and fewer timid on this first quarter.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s first try!
After PSG loses the ball, CR7 is fired deep from the left. However a five-time Ballon d’Or cross shot is intercepted by Navas.
PSG goes on the assault
In the meanwhile it is extremely difficult for the Saudi choice that’s going via the Parisian waves.
And Lionel Messi begins hostilities!
Three minutes of play and already a objective on this pleasant match! Effectively served by Neymar, Messi cleverly slides the ball below the Saudi goalkeeper and opens the scoring.
PSG evolves with a brand new fourth jersey
Black and gold official tunic simply earlier than this match.
Let’s go to this pleasant match!
It should begin in Riyadh.
Saudi choice composition
Al-Owais, Al-Ghannam, Jang, Al-Bulayhi, Abdulhamid, Luiz Gustavo, Al-Khaibari, Martinez, Al-Dawsari, Ronaldo, Marega
Each groups enter the sphere
Whereas the Saudi choice has not introduced its beginning lineup, Cristiano Ronaldo is there. The Portuguese took the chance to say howdy to Sergio Ramos, his former teammate at Actual Madrid.
The match will begin with a slight delay
Though the beginning is scheduled for 18:00, each groups are nonetheless within the tunnel.
PSG squad, MNM again within the eleven
Messi, Neymar and Mbappé haven’t lined up collectively at the beginning of a match since November 13 towards Auxerre (5-0, Ligue 1 day 15).
Navas – Hakimi, Marquinhos (C), Ramos, Bernat – Fabian Ruiz, Soler, Sanches – Neymar – Messi, Mbappe
PSG formalizes their fourth shirt on the finish of the season
Black tunic with gold inserts.
Extra info right here.
French director of the assembly between Messi and Ronaldo
PSG’s assembly with the Riyadh Season Workforce will likely be broadcast tonight on BeIN Sports activities. The assembly between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will likely be broadcast in over 43 international locations in whole. Within the implementation of this occasion, the Frenchman François Lanaud. He additionally officiated the France-Morocco match on December 14 within the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Riyadh’s possible line-up for the match towards PSG
Possible line-up of Riyadh’s Cristiano Ronaldo season group:
Al-Owais – Jang, Al-Amri, Mado – Talisca, Gustavo, Pereira, Carrillo – Martinez – Ronaldo, Marega.
65,000 spectators are anticipated at Roi-Fahd Worldwide Stadium
Tonight at 6pm French time, Paris Saint-Germain will face the Riyadh Season Workforce in entrance of 65,000 spectators on the Roi-Fahd Worldwide Stadium. The sector the place the Supercoppa Italiana between AC Milan and Inter passed off final evening (0-3). What’s extra, many Italian followers are current within the capital to at the present time. The inns across the stadium are at all times full. The decor is spectacular: a stadium in the course of a desert plateau. You must enterprise on foot alongside the principle thoroughfares to finally end up in a number of neighborhoods which are additionally very quiet.
PSG got here to Saudi Arabia
The Parisian group left Doha within the early morning for Riyadh for the remainder of their summer season tour. The capital membership’s airplane landed in Saudi Arabia round 8:30 am French time. There, at 18:00 at King-Fahd Worldwide Stadium, he’ll play a pleasant match with chosen gamers from the 2 finest native golf equipment: Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr. Amongst them is the newest star recruit Cristiano Ronaldo.
Throughout this one-hour flight, good humor as soon as once more entered the PSG crew. Previous to takeoff, Presnel Kimpembe visited the captain in his cockpit. He took the chance to borrow his pilot’s cap. Within the monetary middle of the nation, the local weather is even colder than in Doha. 12 levels within the morning, north wind. Paris Saint-Germain is presently settling into its Fairmont lodge.
Welcome to this stay recreation
Christophe Galtier warned on RMC Sport’s microphone on Wednesday: “It might not appear like a pleasant match, it will not be a coaching match. There are such a lot of personalities and gamers on the pitch, it’ll be a great recreation for us.”
Nevertheless, in case you take a more in-depth have a look at the composition of the groups, this match in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, on a Thursday in January, after an specific journey to Qatar to fill the membership’s coffers (15 million anyway!), led to failure. every part from the gala match. Below the deal, PSG should line up their star trio, Mbappé, Neymar and Messi.
With a fairly good narrative: that is Cristiano Ronaldo’s first match in Saudi Arabia, after his sensational departure from Manchester United and his World Cup, which handed like a ghost, in contrast to Lionel Messi. It’s also a doable ultimate confrontation between the 2 finest gamers of the final 15 years, whose rivalry has formed world soccer.
It’s also considerably of a sporting aberration on the a part of PSG, who struggled within the post-World Cup interval (two defeats to Lens and Rennes within the league) and who might have used that week and not using a match to take again the group’s confidence earlier than the shock towards Bayern in 1 /8 of the Champions League ultimate.
There are many causes to observe this match broadcast by Bein Sport (begins at 6pm) and PSG networks to observe stay on the RMC Sport web site and app with our particular correspondent on website.