The fight for pole position in the group A of the champions League continues this Wednesday as Real Madrid host French champions PSG at Santiago Bernebeu at 19.45 GMT.
The two European giants are tied with 7 points from 3 matches in the group and the winner will qualify for the knockout stage if Shakthar beats Malmo. Moreover the winner also have a better chance to qualify as group leaders which will give them a better advantage going into the round of 16.
Both teams come into the key clash on the back of wins in their respective league matches in the weekend. Real Madrid, who made a solid start in the La Liga this season were 3-1 victorious over the newly promoted Las Palmas and after 10 matches in the league, the Los Blancos are top of the table with 24 points by virtue of goal difference against their bitter rivals FC Barcelona.
Whereas PSG beat Rennes 1-0 in their weekend encounter and tops the Ligue 1 table after 12 matches with 32 points, 10 points clear of second placed Lyon.