Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: RB Leipzig v. Paris Saint-Germain Preview

Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: RB Leipzig v. Paris Saint-Germain Preview

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RB Leipzig have been one of the biggest surprises in the UEFA Champions League this season, dispatching Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid in the knockouts stages en route to their first-ever semifinal berth. Paris Saint-Germain, on the other hand, have responded to expectations and made it to the team's first semifinal since the 1994-95 season. Led by Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, the reigning Ligue 1 champions dispatched Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 and Atalanta in the quarterfinals after two late goals. The French side starts this game as the massive odds-on favorite, but Leipzig have already proven they have enough weapons to upset any team.

Team News

RB Leipzig

OUT: None

Doubtful: None

Paris SG

OUT: Keylor Navas

Doubtful: Layvin Kurzawa, Marco Verratti, Idrissa Gueye

Expected Lineups

RB Leipzig: Peter Gulacsi; Lukas Klostermann, Dayot Upamecano, Marcel Halstenberg; Konrad Laimer, Kevin Kampl, Marcel Sabitzer, Angelino; Dani Olmo, Yussuf Poulsen, Christopher Nkunku

Paris Saint-Germain: Sergio Rico; Thilo Kehrer, Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe, Juan Bernat; Angel Di Maria, Marquinhos, Leandro Paredes, Neymar; Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi

Top Picks

Kylian Mbappe, PSG: Mbappe changed the game for PSG in the quarterfinals match against Atalanta, and the Frenchman should be ready to return to the starting lineup for this pivotal contest. Mbappe has 23 goals and 10 assists this season in all competitions this season.

Neymar,

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RB Leipzig have been one of the biggest surprises in the UEFA Champions League this season, dispatching Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid in the knockouts stages en route to their first-ever semifinal berth. Paris Saint-Germain, on the other hand, have responded to expectations and made it to the team's first semifinal since the 1994-95 season. Led by Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, the reigning Ligue 1 champions dispatched Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 and Atalanta in the quarterfinals after two late goals. The French side starts this game as the massive odds-on favorite, but Leipzig have already proven they have enough weapons to upset any team.

Team News

RB Leipzig

OUT: None

Doubtful: None

Paris SG

OUT: Keylor Navas

Doubtful: Layvin Kurzawa, Marco Verratti, Idrissa Gueye

Expected Lineups

RB Leipzig: Peter Gulacsi; Lukas Klostermann, Dayot Upamecano, Marcel Halstenberg; Konrad Laimer, Kevin Kampl, Marcel Sabitzer, Angelino; Dani Olmo, Yussuf Poulsen, Christopher Nkunku

Paris Saint-Germain: Sergio Rico; Thilo Kehrer, Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe, Juan Bernat; Angel Di Maria, Marquinhos, Leandro Paredes, Neymar; Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi

Top Picks

Kylian Mbappe, PSG: Mbappe changed the game for PSG in the quarterfinals match against Atalanta, and the Frenchman should be ready to return to the starting lineup for this pivotal contest. Mbappe has 23 goals and 10 assists this season in all competitions this season.

Neymar, PSG: Neymar didn't score against Atalanta, but the Brazilian was the focal point of the attack and played a hand in the team's second goal with a pass that broke the entire Atalanta defense. Neymar has a track record that backs up his scoring ability as well, as he has notched 16 goals with nine assists this season.

Top Captaincy Options

  1. Kylian Mbappe
  2. Neymar
  3. Christopher Nkunku
  4. Mauro Icardi

Dream11 Team

GK: Sergio Rico

DF: Presnel Kimpembe

DF: Thiago Silva

DF: Angelino

DF: Marcel Halstenberg

MF: Angel Di Maria

MF: Kevin Kampl

MF: Christopher Nkunku

FW: Neymar (VC)

FW: Kylian Mbappe (C)

FW: Mauro Icardi

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