The hosts got the better of Dijon 3-1 in a Division 1 Feminine fixture on Sunday, while Chelsea defeated Everton with an identical scoreline in a Women's Super League match on the same day.
Paris Saint-Germain Women will host Chelsea Women in a UEFA Women’s Champions League fixture at Stade Jean Bouin on Thursday night. With three final appearances between the sides, they will both be hoping that this is the season they can win their first European trophy. Meanwhile,Both sides are heading into the match on the back of similar victories in their respective domestic league fixtures on Sunday. The hosts got the better of Dijon 3-1 in a Division 1 Feminine fixture, while Chelsea defeated Everton with an identical scoreline in a Women’s Super League match.
— PSG Féminines (@PSG_Feminines) October 19, 2022
PSG finished second in the Division 1 Feminine last season and had to negotiate a qualifying round tie to earn a spot in the group stages of the Women’s Champions League. The French outfit defeated Hacken 4-1 on aggregate to secure a place in Group A, consisting of Chelsea, Real Madrid and Vlazina. PSG are heading into Thursday’s match full of confidence having recorded a seven-game unbeaten streak. Last time out, the Parisians took all three points against Dijon courtesy of goals from Lieke Mertens, Grace Geyoro and Ramona Bachmann.
Chelsea, on the other hand, have won three of their opening four Women’s Super League games this term, to be sitting at the third spot in the table. Last time out, Denise Reddy’s side beat Everton courtesy of a brace from Pernille Harder and Niamh Charles’s late strike. It was the Blues’ third consecutive win, where they have scored at least two goals in each game. The English outfit would be aiming to win the competition for the first time after losing to Barcelona in the 2020-21 final.
PSG Women probable starting lineup: Bouhaddi, Lawrence, De Almeida, Ilestedt, Karchaoui, Groenen, Jean-Francois, Geyoro, Martens, Diani, Bachmann
Chelsea Women probable starting lineup: Berger, Bright, Buchanan, Eriksson, Perisset, Cuthbert, Fleming, Reiten, Kirby, Harder, Kerr
|Le Havre||1-1 (D)|
|West Ham United||3-1 (W)|
|Manchester City||2-0 (W)|
|Portland Thorns||0-1 (W)|
The UEFA Women’s Champions League match between PSG Women and Chelsea Women will take place at Stade Jean Bouin on Friday at 12:30 am IST.
|PSG Women vs Chelsea Women||Key details|
|Date||October 20 (France)|
|Venue||Stade Jean Bouin|
|Kickoff time in France||9:00 pm (Thursday)|
|Kickoff time in England||8:00 pm (Thursday)|
The live coverage of the match will be available on DAZN network.