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Newcastle vs PSG: UCL Preview, Prediction & Team News

  • Newcastle vs PSG takes place at St James Park on Wednesday night.
  • The clash kicks off at 21:00 CET.
  • The match will be the first ever meet between the two sides.

Newcastle will be seeking to bag their first group stage win in the 2023/2024 UEFA Champions League when they welcome French side Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday evening at St. James Park.

The Magpies, who played to a goalless draw with AC Milan in their first group match held in Italy two weeks ago, will be hoping to continue with their impressive domestic form.

Newcastle have not lost a single match since their shocking 3-1 defeat away to Brighton on Monday, September 16.

The Eddie Howe charges have picked up nine points in their last three Premier League matches.


They overcame a stubborn Brentford 1-0 before hammering minnows Sheffield United 8-0 in a match in which different players found the back of the net. 

In recent fixtures, the club edged past Champions League holders Manchester City in an EFL third round clash before beating Burnley 2-0 in EPL.

Similar to Newcastle, PSG have enjoyed a good run in the French Ligue 1, picking up three wins in their five recent matches. PSG’s last defeat came against Nice on Sunday, September 15.

Unlike Newcastle, PSG bagged a win in their first Champions League group match, beating Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Parc des Princes.

Here is everything you need be aware of before the eagerly awaited clash.

What time does Newcastle vs PSG start?

The game is scheduled to kick off at 21:00 pm Central European Time at St. James Park.

Newcastle vs PSG Team News

Former Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock, Harvey Barnes and Sven Botman are expected to miss the match due to injuries.

In addition, Callum Wilson and Joelinton are doubtful to feature in the game. 

On the other hand, PSG will be without French defender Presnel Kimpembe, Marco Asensio, Nuno Mendes, Sergio Rico and experienced goalkeeper Kaylor Navas who are all nursing injuries. 


Newcastle vs PSG head-to-head

This will be the first ever meet between Newcastle and PSG who have never faced each other in a competitive match.

Newcastle vs PSG current form

Newcastle have picked up four wins in their last five matches. The only game they drew was the Champions League clash against AC Milan.

PSG on the other hand have won three matches in their last five fixtures. In their only defeat, the Luis Henrique tutored side narrowly lost 3-2 to Nice. They also registered a barren draw against Clermont Foot. 

Newcastle: WDWWW


Newcastle vs PSG prediction

Newcastle have always been difficult to break down especially after they got new owners. But with PSG cruising past Borussia Dortmund in their first group match, the encounter promises to be full of goals.  PSG are also tipped as favourites going into the game. 

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