PSG starts bid for European glory against Dynamo
PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain's bid to become a European power gets under way with a Champions League opener against Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday, with coach Carlo Ancelotti confident his expensively assembled team has turned the corner after a slow start to the season.
After beginning the season with three straight draws, Paris Saint-Germain has won its last two and Ancelotti says "we're getting better and I think we're ready for the Champions League now."
With nearly €160 million spent on new players this season, including star signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, PSG will be expected to win a Group A that features Porto and Dinamo Zagreb.
Brazil defender Thiago Silva, who joined PSG from AC Milan along with Ibrahimovic, is expected to make his long-awaited debut at center back.
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