Newcastle Prepares for Clash with PSG in European Campaign Opener

Newcastle’s European Campaign Opener

Eddie Howe’s side made a productive start to their European campaign with a 0-0 draw away at AC Milan, but they must win their home games to stand any chance of progression from what is widely considered the dreaded ‘Group of Death’.

PSG’s Approach and Challenges

It will be a fantastic occasion on Tyneside as Kylian Mbappe and company roll into town.

PSG, who haven’t quite clicked in Ligue 1 under Luis Enrique just yet, have moved away from the superstars of Lionel Messi and Neymar, and that new policy will be in for a stern test. Here’s everything you need to know.

Date, Kick-off Time, and Venue

  • Newcastle vs. PSG is scheduled for an 8 pm BST kick-off time on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.
  • St James’ Park in Newcastle will host the match.

Where to Watch Newcastle vs. PSG

  • TV channel: The game will be broadcast on TNT Sports 2 and TNT Sports Ultimate. Coverage starts at 7 pm BST.
  • Live stream: Subscribers will be able to watch on a live stream via the TNT Sports app.
  • Live blog: Follow the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.

Newcastle vs. PSG Team News

The injury problems are mounting for Newcastle. Joelinton and Callum Wilson are unlikely to feature after hamstring issues, while Sven Botman will also be missing.

Joe Willock has not played all season and remains injured. Sandro Tonali, however, is fine.

For PSG, Mbappe got through the weekend game against Clermont Foot despite a recent ankle knock and looks set to start.

Nuno Mendes is missing, along with Marco Asensio and Presnel Kimpembe.

Prediction for the Match

It will be fascinating to see if PSG’s change in approach leads to success in Europe. Still, even despite all of their problems at this level, they have generally sailed through the group stage.

PSG to win 3-1.

Head to Head (H2H) History and Results The two teams have never played each other.

Latest Odds for Newcastle vs. PSG

  • Newcastle to win: 8/5
  • Draw: 5/2
  • PSG to win: 13/8 Odds via Betfair and subject to change.

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