Champions League: Rio Ferdinand names team to qualify for quarter-final between PSG, Real Madrid

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has named Paris Saint-Germain as the favourites team to qualify for the Champions League quarter-final ahead of Real Madrid.

PSG and Real Madrid will clash in the Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie in March at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The French Ligue 1 giants had won Real Madrid 1-0 in the Champions League round of 16 first-leg encounter.

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Speaking to Canal Supporters, Ferdinand said, “I think they [PSG] are favourites! I watched the team, and the squad is crazy! With the talent and depth they have, it is really good! I think they are the favourites against Real Madrid [in the Champions League].”

He added, “It’s going to be a tough game.

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“They showed in the last match []first-leg], if they play like that with intensity, pressing, quickly recovering the ball, for the three superstars in attack and to have an opportunity to score… Then they will win.”


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