The PSG vs Real Madrid friendly match will take place this Thursday, January 2, 2014 (6:45 AM Pacific) at the Khalifa Stadium. The match to be held in Doha, Qatar, will serve as a great opportunity for fans in that region to experience a top level soccer match. Although just a friendly, this game will also allow both PSG and Real Madrid to obtain a good practice entering the new year.
Paris Saint-Germain will have a good practice match against the ‘Merengues’ in their visit to Qatar. Coach Laurent Blanc will play a mixed squad in order to maintain his team in good form during the short winter break period. Nonetheless, this friendly is important considering the quality of their rivals. For that reason, it is expected that Blanc uses all of his starters in front of a sold-out Khalifa Stadium.
Like PSG, Carlo Ancelotti will also play most of his regular starters this Thursday. Some players like Iker Casillas or Gareth Bale did not travel to Doha, while stars like Cristiano Ronaldo or Karim Benzema did. This match will help Real Madrid stay in form in order to remain in the battle for La Liga’s first place.
PSG vs Real Madrid Prediction
The PSG vs Real Madrid match will be a good match, where although a friendly, both sides will play to beat their opponent. Both teams are Champions League title contenders, therefore this will serve as a good practice before that tournament returns in February. This Thursday, PSG and Real Madrid will use many of their reserves, therefore the intensity of the game will not be the same as an official match. The PSG vs Real Madrid match will end in a 3-2 win for the Spanish side.
PSG vs Real Madrid TV Schedule
The PSG vs Real Madrid match will be televised this Thursday, January 2, 2014 on beIN Sport USA at 6:45 AM Pacific.