Borussia Dortmund's message to PSG that Newcastle United supporters will love as favour hoped

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Borussia Dortmund aren't lacking any motivation when it comes to tonight's Champions League clash against Paris Saint-Germain.

Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic insists his side has "all the motivation" to beat Paris Saint-Germain as Newcastle United hope for a favour in their bid to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League.

The Bundesliga outfit have already sealed their place in the knockout stages but can top Group F if they avoid defeat at home to PSG. Such a result would see Newcastle clinch second - if they win against AC Milan this evening.

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While Eddie Howe's side know a win guarantees a spot in the Europa League for the second half of the campaign, one eye will be on the Signal Iduna Park in hope of a Dortmund favour.

Edin Terzic, Head Coach of Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)Edin Terzic, Head Coach of Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)
Edin Terzic, Head Coach of Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

And their manager Terzic's approach will be music to United's ears.

"We play against PSG in front of a sold-out stadium. That is all the motivation we need to go for a win," said Terzic.

The French champions have lost both Champions League away games to Newcastle and AC Milan with Terzic looking to exploit their away day blues.

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He continued: "We know what qualities they have as a team but we have also seen their defensive issues in away games. If we are courageous and have a level of intensity in our game we can cause any opponent problems.

"They (PSG) know they need to win here to secure their place (in the next round) and they also know we want to win it."

Dortmund sit top of Group F with 10 points having beaten Newcastle home and away. PSG are second with seven points, while Newcastle are in third and AC Milan are in fourth, both with five points.

Should the Magpies and PSG tie on eight points, the former would advance on head-to-head record after beating the Ligue 1 side 4-1 at St James' Park before drawing 1-1 in Paris.

That was, however, moments away from being a win for Howe's side but for Kylian Mbappe's controversial late penalty.

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