PSG takes surprise decision before the crucial elimination of the Champions League


Wednesday night could end up being extremely embarrassing for Paris Saint-Germain.

The Qatar Sports Investments team could end up being knocked out of the Champions League with a free-for-all in the group stage.

If they lose to Liverpool in the French capital and Napoli beat Belgrade Red Star in the other game of the group, then Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and his teammate will be eliminated from a competition that they are desperate to win.

Neymar left Barcelona to join PSG and try to qualify for the Champions League, and a loss to Jurgen Klopp's team would not be exactly on his radar when he became the most expensive player in the world.

Both the Brazilian and Mbappe should be fit for the game as Thomas Tuchel's team wants revenge on the Reds' 3-2 defeat at Group C opener in September.

Roberto Firmino left the bench to score the Liverpool goal on that raucous Anfield night, and there will be at least one similar thing to that night when the sides fight in Paris on Wednesday.

Liverpool will be wearing red.

SINGAPORE – JULY 28: Christopher Nkunku of Paris St Germain celebrates with Azzedine Toufiqui after scoring a goal during the international match of the Champions Cup between the Arsenal and Paris St Germain at the National Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah / Getty Images for ICC)

The decision comes at a time when PSG has opted to drop its traditional dark blue kit with a thick red stripe, as they have done in all Champions League games this season.

Instead, they are wearing Air Jordan's black kit, but they also abandoned it on Wednesday.

Instead, they'll be wearing their all white strip, with Klopp's side glued to the usual red throughout.

Will the change of approach bring a change of fortune to a PSG team that has won only one of its four Champions League games?

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