Keep the top of Group F regardless of the result for Barcelona in Amsterdam is the goal it has set Paris Saint-Germain as they move to Nicosia, where he will face theoretically weaker opponent.
The victory won last Friday against Lens not dispelled the clouds surrounding a team capable of the worst and the best, although confirming its second position in the league, seven points behind Marseille.
The absence of their star attacker will place the focus on the Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani, strongly criticized France for not having taken advantage of the opportunities it has provided low Ibra.
Backed by Brazilian Lucas and Argentina's Javier Pastore, the "Uruguayan" most expensive signing in the history of French football, should show a good performance against a team that, obviously, will go behind closed multimillion dollar against the fearsome mounted by Qatari owners of PSG.
The PSG may be without Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, absent through injury since last August 11 and will fill the defensive shortage of the French team.
The Cypriots, meanwhile, will try to get a second point, after the fish against Ajax Amsterdam on his land, where they know defeat this season, including qualifying.
The Cypriot minnows, hegemonic in their championship, where in six games has only conceded a draw, has revitalized his confidence started to draw and Ajax after falling at Camp Nou for only 1-0.
The meeting comes against PSG after Nicosia has not played this weekend, which may have an influence on the pace of team competition.
The goal will be defended by the Spanish Urko Pardo, one of the highlights in the matches played by the Apoel, which also features the Brazilian Vinicius and Norwegian John Arne Riise, former England and Liverpool.
The Greek coach Giorgos Donis has assembled a very disciplined training from tactically, can make life difficult for any rival, a challenge for a PSG still looking for its excellent football view.