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Real Madrid will target top spot with victory over PSGReuters

Real Madrid and PSG might have disappointed in the Champions League game a couple of weeks ago, but both teams will hope to put on a better show in the reverse fixture at the Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Neither Real nor PSG could break the deadlock in Paris a fortnight back, leaving that top spot in Group A still very much undecided.

Both teams have seven points each from three matches, and with Malmo and Shakhtar Donetsk not expected to challenge them for the two qualifying spots for the last 16, this game in Spain will be about taking top spot.

"We performed very well in Paris," Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez said. "Paris Saint-Germain are growing year by year and we know this is a very difficult fixture.

"The team are doing the things I wanted them to do. However, there is still considerable room for improvement.

"We have to focus to do well and get the three points to go through. Paris are certainly among the best teams in Europe."

The onus to score goals will again be on Cristiano Ronaldo, who was on target for his team in a 3-1 win over Las Palmas at the weekend, with Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale still missing through injury.

However, James Rodriguez has been named in the squad by Benitez, with the Colombian expected to play some part in this UEFA Champions League game.

From PSG's perspective, apart from the obvious threat posed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, there will also be plenty of expectation on Angel Di Maria to perform against his former team.

Di Maria had many a wonderful game at the Bernabeu during his time with Real Madrid, and it would be no surprise to anyone if the Argentina international ends up scoring the winner against his former team, a team he guided to the Champions League title a couple of seasons ago.

"This match will be very special for Di Maria," PSG manager Laurent Blanc said. "He spent a lot of time in Madrid and loves the club. I hope he doesn't feel the pressure."

Blanc also insisted PSG will not come to Madrid to settle for a draw, with the French champions going for a win.

"A 0-0 draw won't be enough," Blanc, who will be without Marquinhos and Javier Pastore, added. "We respect our opponents but we are ambitious too and have come here to impose our game. We have the technical and physical resources, and we will need both aspects to do it."

 TV and live streaming information

Real Madrid vs PSG is scheduled for an 8.45 pm local time (1.15 am IST, 7.45 pm GMT, 3.45 pm ET) start. Ten Action will broadcast the Champions League match live in India, with the online live streaming option on Ten Sports Live.

Viewers in UK can watch the Champions League Group A game live on BT Sport Extra, while the match can also be watched via live streaming online on Watch BT Sport or by downloading the BT Sport app.

Fox Soccer Plus is the place to be to watch Real Madrid vs PSG in the US, while the UCL game can also be live streamed online on FoxSoccer2Go.

Viewers in Canada, Spain, Australia, Middle East and North Africa can watch the Champions League game live on Bein Sports and Bein Sports Connect, while audience in France can watch the game live on Canal+.

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