PSG lament Neymar injury

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But according to reports from Marca and even Real Madrid themselves, both the German worldwide and the Croatian global have trained on Sunday with the rest of the team following the victory over Getafe on Saturday.

PSG coach Unai Emery will be hoping Mbappe, in particular, is fit for Tuesday's crunch Champions League return against Real Madrid with his side 3-1 down from the first leg in Spain.

Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos, who captained the side in defence during the first-leg, are also doubtful for the crucial fixture that now stands at 3-1 to Real on aggregate.

PSG made light of Neymar's absence in their first league encounter since his season-ending injury last week and only a brilliant display by Troyes goalkeeper Erwin Zelazny denied them a more convincing victory. He nearly scored after going clean through right at the end, but Zelazny denied him.

George Weah spent three successful and prolific seasons at PSG between 1992 and 1995, and remains the only African footballer to the win the Ballon d'Or award, in 1995.

"PSG are a very strong team and the player who will replace Neymar will be good, for sure, so we don't think that without him it will be easier", Zidane said to reporters, as quoted from Marca.

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The Argentine notched his 13th goal in 14 starts this year during Saturday's visit to the Stade de l'Aube, which coincided with Neymar successfully undergoing an operation to fix a broken bone in his right foot. "We're ready for Tuesday". He had several excellent saves on shots from Lo Celso, Angel Di Maria and Christopher Nkunku.

Zelazny was the hero for the home side in the first half.

Winger Wahbi Khazri scored his ninth goal in 17 games as Rennes won at Amiens 2-0.

PSG midfielder Thiago Motta's low, long-range effort brought the best out of Zelazny again just after the hour mark as the visitors pressed for a second goal.

They go into the last-16 game fresh from a 3-1 weekend win over Getafe when Cristiano Ronaldo notched his 300th La Liga goal in only his 286th game.

In Sunday's other games, Lyon is at Montpellier and Caen - which reached the French Cup final this week - faces Strasbourg.