Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona, 2013 UEFA Champions League: Time and TV schedule

Dean Mouhtaropoulos

PSG welcomes Tito Vilanova and Barcelona to Paris for the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie.

Thanks to UEFA finally being reasonable and making a good decision, the incomparable Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be available to play for PSG after having his suspension shortened. As Zlatan has history with Barcelona and generally makes watching soccer better, this is a good thing.

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Barcelona didn't play great in their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo but they were resting several regular starters. Javier Mascherano, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta and David Villa all started on the bench and while three of them did play in the second half, they're all likely to be in the starting lineup today.

Tito Vilanova, who returned from an extended absence for cancer treatments last week, will make his return to the Barca bench today.

PSG had an extra day of rest thanks to playing on Friday and Lucas Moura and Ezequiel Lavezzi are expected to return after sitting that match out. Also, ZLATAN.

Paris Saint-Germain injuries and suspensions

Out: Thiago Motta (groin).

Barcelona injuries and suspensions

Out: Adriano (hamstring), Carles Puyol (knee), Pedro Rodriguez (suspended). In Doubt: Xavi Hernandez (hamstring), Jordi Alba (hamstring) .

Adriano and Carles Puyol didn't travel to Paris and Pedro is suspended for card accumulation. Both Xavi and Jordi Alba are apparently available after missing Barca's weekend match with hamstring issues. Thiago Motta is PSG's only injury issue and is not expected to be available

Match Date/Time: 8:45 p.m. local, 2:45 p.m. ET

Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris, France

TV: FOX Soccer, FOX Deportes (U.S.), ITV 1 (U.K.), Sportsnet (Canada)

Online: FOX Soccer 2 Go (U.S.)

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