At least 1,800 PSG supporters are expected in the stands of the Madrid stadium on Wednesday, March 9 for the return leg of the Champions League Round of 16 between Real Madrid and PSG.
Compared to the previous fixtures between both teams in the past, this is a lower number. Real Madrid’s home ground is currently under construction, which is why it can only accommodate 40-percent (32,000 people) of its capacity.
In 2019, 3,000 PSG fans were able to travel for the Champions League group stage game between both teams. The game ended 2-2.
4,000 Paris Saint Germain fans travelled to the Spanish capital in February 2018, for the round of 16 game, PSG lost the game by 1-3.
Real Madrid are looking at the possibilities of increasing the number of fans to 60,000 when PSG comes to visit on March 9.
“The important thing is not whether there are five thousand more or less, all the stands available will be full, and the most important thing is that the fans cheer like never before,” Real Madrid club director told Spanish media outlet ABC.
A last minute magic by Mbappé condemned Ancelotti’s men to defeat at the Parc des Princes. Madrid need to overcome their current 1-0 deficit against PSG to book a place in the last eight of the tournament.