PSG star fires warning shot at Newcastle United ahead of blockbuster Champions League clash

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Newcastle United have a big performance ahead of them to keep their Champions League run alive.

Newcastle United have a tough hill to climb this evening when they return to Champions League action against Paris Saint-Germain. The Magpies are currently bottom of Group F following defeats to Dortmund both home and away, but the writing isn't on the wall just yet.

Despite being in a less than favourable position, Newcastle could still qualify from their group. In fact, all four teams are still in with a chance of reaching the last 16, but Eddie Howe's side will need to recreate some of the magic on display from their last meeting with PSG.

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Newcastle stunned the French giants with a huge 4-1 win at St James' Park last month, with Miguel Almirón, Dan Burn, Sean Longstaff, and Fabian Schär all getting on the scoresheet to wound their opponents.

However, with both sides fighting for their place in the next stage, the meeting at Parc des Princes tonight has a lot riding on it. PSG's Vitinha has reflected on the reverse result and has stressed how important it is that the team go out and secure the three points. The 23-year-old has fired something of a warning shot that his side are out for revenge to bounce back from their last meeting. They are currently second in Group F on six points, just two ahead of Newcastle.

"We spoke after that match. We knew it was not a great result for us, of course. That was a very tough game and we know it's another tough game tomorrow night awaiting us, but we still want to win," the midfielder said in a pre-match press conference.

"Maybe we have that little revenge feeling, but that stays inside us. Tomorrow is going to be a show and that we win, that's the most important thing. We know it's possible to qualify as fast as tomorrow, but we're just trying to focus on this match and only on this match because the only way for us to qualify is to win, so that is what we are trying to focus on."

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PSG will qualify if they beat Newcastle tonight and group leaders Dortmund win their clash with AC Milan. The Magpies must get a result against Kylian Mbappé and co in order to keep their chances alive. This will then set up a blockbuster meeting with Milan at St James' Park on December 13th.

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