Posted: Friday April 5, 2013 12:18 PM

Ancelotti says Beckham will start vs Barcelona

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PARIS (AP) - Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti says David Beckham will "definitely start'' against Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.

He says criticism of the former England midfielder after the first game was "unjust.''

Beckham started Tuesday in his first Champions League match in three years. The 37-year-old Beckham was removed with 20 minutes left before PSG twice came back to earn a 2-2 draw.

Beckham was given harsh reviews by some French media. Ancelotti says the criticism is "not normal'' and he had "a really good match.''

Ancelotti has been linked with a move to Real Madrid in the summer, but says he wants to stay in Paris.

 
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