A career-defining game for Neymar,…
This is it. The biggest game of the club football season is almost upon as as Bayern Munich take on Paris Saint-Germain in the 2020 Champions League final.
The champions of Germany take on the champions of France in a game that takes on extra significance as it comes amid the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The outbreak of coronavirus earlier this year saw all football postponed for a good three months in most countries, while PSG even saw the Ligue 1 season put to an early halt, with their title delivered on the basis of their points per game average.
It’s also seen changes to the Champions League as well, with the quarter-finals and semi-finals instead played as one-off knockout matches this season, as opposed to the usual two-legged ties, and it’s made for intriguing viewing.
Read on for our preview of tonight’s big game…
Run to the final
PSG – Thomas Tuchel’s side had a pretty easy group really, but as serial under-achievers in this competition, they got off to a dream start with a convincing 3-0 at home to Real Madrid. They went on to win their group comfortably, drawing 2-2 at the Bernabeu to once again show a growing confidence that they belong at this level, whilst also enjoying 5-0 thrashings of Galatasaray and Club Brugge.
Their last 16 tie with Borussia Dortmund was another big opportunity to make a statement, with this young side containing the likes of Jadon Sancho and an in-form Erling Haaland looking more than capable of an…