Player Focus #39: Zlatan doesn’t do auditions

Player Focus #39: Zlatan doesn’t do auditions

Paris Saint-Germain need to score this evening to have any chance of making it through to the Champions League quarter-finals and they’ll be turning to one man in particular for goals, striker Zlatan Ibrahimović. The 33-year-old missed last season’s second-leg between the two sides at Stamford Bridge through injury. Paris failed to score, the game finished 2-0 and Chelsea went through narrowly on away goals. This time the Swede is fit and raring to go….

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Game Focus #10: PSG vs Chelsea – Champions League (Group Stage Analysis)

Game Focus #10: PSG vs Chelsea – Champions League (Group Stage Analysis)

December’s Champions League last 16 draw in Nyon, Switzerland saw Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea as the first two clubs drawn. Two months on and the two team meet again for the second successive season after last year’s epic quarter-final battle in which Chelsea came out on top on away goals after a last minute Demba Ba goal. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had singled out Paris before the draw as his preferred opponent. The Chelsea boss…

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Player Focus #25: Was Mourinho wrong when he sold David Luiz?

Player Focus #25: Was Mourinho wrong when he sold David Luiz?

On Tuesday night David Luiz will face his old club Chelsea for the first time since leaving London to join Paris Saint-Germain for £50 million last summer. It appeared Luiz was surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge when Jose Mourinho chose to cash in, opting for his preferred John Terry and Gary Cahill partnership. On the dawn of the last 16 clash between PSG and Chelsea, Opta powered fantasy football game Oulala decided it was…

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Game Focus #1: PSG vs Chelsea

Game Focus #1: PSG vs Chelsea

Monday’s Champions League last 16 draw in Nyon, Switzerland saw Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea as the first two clubs drawn. This will be the second successive match-up between the two teams after last season’s epic quarter-final battle. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho singled out Paris before the draw as his preferred opponent. Mourinho wanted his players motivated by facing a good team early on and also noted that the travel arrangements would benefit the fans if…

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