Luis Enrique says PSG among Champions League favourites

Luis Enrique says PSG among Champions League favourites

The Barça coach speaks to fcbarcelona.com about the quarter-final matchup

FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique spoke with www.fcbarcelona.com about his squad's quarter-final tie with Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League. Luis Enrique praised Laurent Blanc's side: "They're very dangerous and we have a lot of respect for them. We have experience from the group stage, with a win and a defeat. After beating Chelsea they showed they're a strong candidate to win the competition."

Matchup details

For the first leg Barça will be without the suspended Dani Alves, while PSG will miss two of their top players. "The absence of Ibrahimovic and Verratti is important but they have other players who are equally dangerous," stressed Luis Enrique, who was also happy with the order of the matches. "Having the return leg at home is big. It's important to get a good result in Paris and try to qualify for the semi-finals in front of our fans.

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