PREVIEW: PSG eye European response

After a second successive home league defeat at the weekend - this time to nine-man Rennes - Paris St Germain have the opportunity to hit straight back at Dynamo Kiev.

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A draw would be enough to put Carlo Ancelotti's side into the knock-out stages of the Champions League along with Group A leaders Porto and they beat Kiev 4-1 when they met in September.

Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is available after being suspended for Saturday's match following his sending off against St Etienne.

Ancelotti did not mince his words after the latest setback to the big-spending club's hopes of winning Ligue 1.

They dropped from first to third as a result and the Italian coach said: "I'm very angry. I don't think we showed the right attitude.

"It's a very difficult time for us. Yes. I'm not afraid to say we're in crisis and we have to get out of it quickly.

"Sometimes we play too much as individuals. We need to be more attentive, concentrate more.

"Something has to be changed and we will do it. Two defeats in a row at home is not acceptable - we're not a team yet."

Ibrahimovic opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the home clash with Kiev. Centre-backs Thiago Silva and Alex added further goals before Miguel Veloso pulled one back, but Javier Pastore made it 4-1.

The Ukraine side then beat Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 at home, but in the double header against Porto lost 3-2 away and only drew 0-0 at home.

PSG also lost in Portugal, but took six points off Zagreb to move within touching distance of the last 16.



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