By Pa Sport Staff
Published: 00:01 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 08:18 BST, 1 October 2019
Thiago Silva backed Paris St Germain to show their quality away to Galatasaray on Tuesday in Group A of the Champions League.
A 3-0 win over Real Madrid at Parc des Princes two weeks ago sent out a statement to the rest of Europe, but more questions will be asked of the Ligue 1 champions in Istanbul.
Galatasaray's Turk Telekom Stadium can be one of the most intimidating grounds and PSG will be without Neymar due to suspension.
Thiago Silva has backed Paris St Germain to show their quality away to Galatasaray
Captain Silva told reporters: 'We know how good Galatasaray are and their history. Their fans are very passionate and we know how it will be, but we have to focus on our own game and not think about the fans, even if it's not easy.
'They will experience the same thing when they visit the Parc des Princes and I hope we win both matches to qualify for the last 16.
'I know that it's not easy to compare seasons but I think this year, we have a very strong squad with the players that have signed.
'We made a good start to the Champions League against Real Madrid which was the most important thing. It will be a big challenge here. But I'm confident my team can perform well. Whether we do better than last year, we'll have to wait and see.'
PSG will miss Neymar, who has scored three goals in four Ligue 1 games this season, and the injured Edinson Cavani with a hip problem.
'He is working hard and receiving a lot of treatment to