Argentine striker Ezequiel Lavezzi salvaged a 1-1 home draw for Paris St Germain who overcame Valencia 3-2 on aggregate to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in 18 years today.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi suffered a hamstring injury in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Paris St Germain and was replaced at halftime by Cesc Fabregas.
Barcelona needed a Pedro equaliser to draw 1-1 with Paris St Germain in their Champions League quarter-final, second leg and advance to the last four on away goals.
Paris Saint Germain stated they are interested in clinching Cristiano Ronaldo and José Mourinho away from Real Madrid in what could be their final move to conquer Europe.
Former England captain David Beckham enjoyed a promising French league debut for Paris St Germain, riding warm crowd support in a late cameo during the 2-0 home victory over Olympique Marseille.
Leonardo's assertion that Paris St Germain are made for the Champions League but not for low-key Ligue 1 matches could backfire on Wednesday if they do not show a dramatic improvement against Valencia in a last 16 second leg.
Olympique Marseille have lost 10 of their last 11 matches and their biggest supporters group wants that miserable run to continue on Wednesday.
Big-spending Paris St Germain aim to dominate Ligue 1 this season and showed their intent by signing Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan on a three-year deal.
Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore has admitted that he would love to see Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo sign for French powerhouse.