Blow for Liverpool: PSG duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe expected to start

Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar Jr and Kylian Mbappe are expected to start against Liverpool on Wednesday, according to L’Equipe.

Both players suffered injuries over the recent international break but have made swift returns.

Neymar damaged his groin whilst in action against whilst Mbappe dislocated his shoulder against Uruguay.

 L’Equipe: Neymar and Mbappe to start vs Liverpool

The French sports paper claim that the duo will both start for the Ligue 1 champions in a 3-4-3.

Thomas Tuchel is expected to make three changes to his line-up that was held to a 1-1 with Napoli last time out.

Presnel Kimpembe, Edinson Cavani and Adrien Rabiot will replace Thilo Kehrer, Julian Draxler and Juan Bernat.

L’Equipe’s predicted PSG line-up vs Liverpool:

Gianluigi Buffon; Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe; Thomas Meunier, Adrien Rabiot, Marco Verratti, Angel Di Maria; Kylian Mbappe, Neymar Jr, Edison Cavani.

Champions League preview: Group C blown wide open

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 18: Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain looks on during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield on September 18, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Following gameweek 4, Group C has been blown completely wide open with just one point separating PSG from Napoli and Liverpool.

The Reds face two huge tests as they take on both European giants, whilst the others have the chance to face minnows Red Star Belgrade.

Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered a shock defeat to the Serbian club and must now produce big performances in Paris and Merseyside.

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