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PSG v Dortmund: Mbappe and Malen main men in 4/1 Bet Builder

PSG manager Luis Enrique
Luis Enrique takes charge of PSG for the first time in Europe

Paul Higham has a 4/15.00 Bet Builder double for PSG's Champions League tie with Borussia Dortmund in Paris...


It's yet another new era for PSG as Luis Enrique takes charge of them in Europe for the first time, without Lionel Messi and Neymar, as they continue their quest for a first Champions League title.

Borussia Dortmund lost Jude Bellingham in the summer after suffering Bundesliga heartbreak when losing the title on the final day last season, but they have at least started this campaign unbeaten in four.

That's in contrast to PSG who lost 3-2 to Nice at the weekend to make it just two wins from five in Ligue 1 where they're usually dominant.

Both sides usually get through the group stages but, with Newcastle and AC Milan involved this time it won't be easy by any stretch, so a fast start is needed.

PSG are 4/61.67 favourites after losing just one of 33 group games at Parc des Princes, including winning six of the last eight European games at home. Dortmund are 11/43.75 after losing just one of six group games last season.

The Bundesliga side did draw their last three group games last season and the 3/14.00 on the draw might be popular, with the hosts not exactly in the best of form.

Leg 1: Kylian Mbappe 2+ shots on target

Kylian Mbappe is the obvious place to start with PSG, as he scored twice against Nice at the weekend and scored seven Champions League goals last season - five of them at home.

The French forward is simply superb in this competition, with 21 goals and eight assists in his last 22 Champions League games, while his 40 goals is third behind just Thierry Henry and Karim Benzema as his country's top scorers.

Dortmund cough up plenty of chances and with PSG's strong home record they should create opportunities against Edin Terzic. Mbappe will be at the front of the line.

He's scored twice in both of his home games so far from 11 shots and six on target, so instead of a goal involvement we'll back him for 2+ shots on target at 4/91.44 as a solid base for our Bet Builder.

Leg 2: Donyell Malen 2+ shots on target

We'll pair Mbappe with Dortmund's in-form Dutchman Donyell Malen who has scored in four of his five games for Dortmund this season.

He's had a shot on target in every game so far, with multiple shots on target in three of six for club and country so far.

The 24-year-old is rapidly becoming Dortmund's biggest threat and his pace and power on the break could cause problems if PSG don't pick up their form.

Malen is a nice price as well as he's 2/13.00 for 2+ shots on target, bulking us out to a tasty price for our Bet Builder double.

Back Mbappe & Malen 2+ shots on target @ 4/15.00

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