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Aug 12, 2020 at 8pm UK at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia
AtalantaAtalanta BC
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PSGParis Saint-Germain
Pasalic (27')
Djimsiti (37'), Freuler (45+1'), de Roon (50'), Zapata (53'), Toloi (67'), Luis Palomino (85')
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Marquinhos (90'), Maxim Choupo-Moting (90+3')
Bernat (55'), Herrera (57'), Paredes (75')

Kylian Mbappe in line to return for PSG's Champions League tie with Atalanta

Kylian Mbappe in line to return for PSG's Champions League tie with Atalanta
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The French World Cup winner has been struggling with an ankle injury but should be ready to face the free-scoring Italians.

Paris St Germain are confident Kylian Mbappe will be fit for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final against Atalanta in Lisbon.

The fleet-footed forward missed PSG's Coupe de la Ligue final victory over Lyon on July 31, having suffered an ankle injury in the Coupe de France final win over St Etienne a week earlier.

But boss Thomas Tuchel provided an upbeat assessment of the 21-year-old's fitness at Tuesday's press conference, saying: "If he trains well today and if nothing extraordinary happens then he is in the team tomorrow."

Fellow striker Neymar will definitely feature in the one-legged clash, and Tuchel is expecting the Brazilian to deliver a performance worthy of the stage.

"He likes the big matches and he likes decisive matches," said the German.

"He's a player you can trust in the big matches. I'm absolutely convinced he will put on a big performance and that he holds the keys for us, he has the mentality for situations like this."

The cup finals are the only two competitive games PSG have played since early March, with the Ligue 1 season not resuming after the suspension and Tuchel's side crowned champions.

Atalanta, in contrast, were involved in a competitive Serie A title race as they returned to league action in impressive form, eventually finishing third.

Gian Piero Gasperini's free-scoring side had by far the best attacking record in the division, scoring 98 times in 38 games, while they also hit eight past Valencia over two legs of their last-16 Champions League tie.

And, while PSG can boast football's two most expensive players in Neymar and Mbappe, Gasperini is content for his side to remain more than the sum of their parts.

He said: "We've shown that a team without a particular European heritage can do well, with values like willpower, motivation, enthusiasm. I think people like this a lot. We have a big responsibility to not disappoint – not with the result but with these values."

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

> Today's schedule in full
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Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
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Liga MX
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