Tonight at 21h: Club Brugge – PSG

A sold out Jan Breydel Stadium welcomes PSG tonight at the occasion of the third UCL game of the season. Find out all about it here.

Look who's back: Thomas Meunier will no doubt have informed his team mates about the thrilling nights at Jan Breydel. The 28 year old Red Devil wore the Club jersey for five seasons before joining Les Parisiens. Originally a striker, coaches Leekens and Garrido pulled him back to right back where he became one of the mainstays in Club's defense. He joined Club on their league win in 2016 and won the Belgian Cup Final after a breathtaking win against Anderlecht (2-1). His strong performances did not go unnoticed, earning him a dream transfer to a star studded PSG outfit back in the Summer of 2016.

A vital key in Club Brugge's defense is Brandon Mechele. Sober and secure, that's his style, completed with an excellent mentality. Mechele, going through all youth teams at Club Brugge, played alongside Meunier, and we are sure he will also be happy to get reacquainted with his fellow Red Devil, just like his colleagues Vanaken and Mignolet.

Mr. Daniel Siebert will be in charge of the game between Club Brugge and PSG. A 35 year old German, Mr. Siebert will be backed by his linesmen Mr. Jan Seidel and Mr. Stefan Lupp (assistant-refs) and Mr. Marco Fritz (fourth official). In charge of VAR will be Mr. Bastian Dankert and Mr. Mark Borsch.

Coming out on top of the French league last season, PSG made it to this year's Champions League where it took a flying start. On the opening day, Real Madrid was sent off with ease, after a game in which it showcased its fast and pure play, with goals courtesy of Angel Di Maria (twice) and Thomas Meunier. Notwithstanding two disallowed goals, Real had no shot between the posts. A sturdier opponent awaited in Istanbul, where a very defensive Galatasaray, helped by an in-form goalie Muslera, almost gave les Parisiens a run for their money. Mauro Icardi, however, broke the deadlock and put the visitors in the lead with his very first goal in Paris outfit. A narrow win in the team's 100th UCL game, earning them a perfect six out of six in Group A. In the home league, PSG is also firmly in charge, with Nantes trailing five points at this point.

Two fine performances for Club so far, earning draws against Galatasaray and Real Madrid. On the opening day, Blauw-Zwart had the better chances against the Turkish champions, but also had to call upon an attentive Mignolet to avoid a bitter defeat. Crazy situations at Bernabéu, as Club earned a historic 2-2 draw against Real Madrid. A Dennis brace put Club 0-2 in front as it headed for the dressing rooms, but after the break the home side increased pressure, resulting in Ramos' goal to make it a tense game. Blauw-Zwart proved less dangerous than in the first half, but still had chances to score that crucial third. Just when it looked a win was really going to happen, Ruud Vormer conceded a second yellow forcing him to leave the pitch. Adding salt to injury, Casemiro headed in the equaliser from the following corner kick. An excruciating couple of final minutes saw no more goals, helping Club toward an unexpected point at Madrid. For six games on end now, Club has been undefeated in the UCL. Tonight's game against PSG is putting that series to the test: the French reigning champions are a world class outfit, and will doubt be very eager to take that extra step towards qualification. Starting the game as outsiders, Blauw-Zwart hopes for another magical European night in Bruges!

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