A clash of titans in the UEFA Champions League would end up being a run-out with both sides already qualified for the next round of the competition by the time their game kicked off at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, but it was clear that Real Madrid were out for revenge over PSG after their thrashing in Paris earlier on this season.
Karim Benzema gave his team the lead with a poacher’s finish in the first half, adding a second deep into the second half which seemed to leave the game tied up. However, just four minutes later, PSG had drawn level thanks to goals from Kylian Mbappe and Pablo Sarabia.
This tactical analysis will consider the tactics of both Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid and Thomas Tuchel’s Paris Saint-Germain, providing analysis of both teams and their set-ups as they settled for a draw in the UEFA Champions League.
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