Paris Saint-Germain, led by star attacking trio Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, are aiming for Champions League glory this season.
The French side are second in the 2021-22 group, one point behind Manchester City, and now face the remarkably difficult task of overcoming Real Madrid in the round of 16.
PSG are 13 points away from the top of Ligue 1 and on their way to regaining domestic glory, but it is the European success they really crave.
Did PSG win the Champions League?
PSG have yet to win the Champions League. This is their 14th season in the league and they have entered the last 10 in a row.
Only Arsenal have won more Champions League games without winning a trophy. Arsenal won 83 matches while PSG won 69 games.
PSG players have won the Champions League
While PSG did not win the famous trophy, a host of their current players have lifted it alongside other clubs, as listed below.
That’s the kind of experience the club hope will eventually help them get through.
|Lionel Messi||Barcelona||4||2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2014-15|
|Keylor Navas||Real Madrid||3||2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18|
|Achraf Hakimi||Real Madrid||first||2017-18|
|Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid||4||2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18|
|Angel Di Maria||Real Madrid||first||2013-14|
How close is PSG to winning the Champions League?
The last time PSG won the Champions League was in the 2019-20 season, when they reached the final, where they were beaten 1-0 by Bayern Munich in Lisbon, with Kingsley Coman scoring the decisive goal in the 59th minute. .
That season, PSG topped a group that included Real Madrid, Club Brugge and Galatasaray. They then beat Borussia Dortmund, Atalanta and RB Leipzig in the knockout stages on their way to the final.
PSG’s Champions League record
|2000-01||Second group stage|