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Paris Saint Germain vs Lille OSC

Ligue 1, France

A struggling Lille OSC will be trying to stay ahead of the relegation battle when they take on a formidable PSG at home today. With just a two point difference helping them stay out of the relegation zone, Lille will be desperate to earn at least a point from this game. PSG, on the other hand, will be looking to get their team strengthened up further for next week's champions league tie against Real Madrid.

Match Details:

When: February 03, 09:30 PM IST

Where: Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France

PSG Team News:

  • Kylian Mbappe returned is ruled out for this match because of his suspension
  • Thiago Motta is doubtful for this game for the away team
  • Lass Diarra may start the game for this match
  • Dani Alves is also back after his three matches ban

Form (Recent first): W W W L W W

Last Result: PSG 3-2 Rennes (French Cup Semi-final)

Probable XI and Subs

Areola; Alves, Marquinhos, Silva, Kurzawa, Verratti, Diarra, Rabiot; Di Maria, Cavani, Neymar.

Subs: Nkunku, Diarra, Trapp, Georgen, Lucas


GK: Trapp, Areola, and Sébastien Cibois

Defenders: Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Thomas Meunier, Yuri Berchiche, Layvin Kurzawa, and Dani Alves.

Midfielders: Marco Verratti, Thiago Motta, Angel Di Maria, Lassana Diarra, Giovani Lo Celso, Harem Ben Arfa, Christopher Nkunku, Julian Draxler, Adrien Rabiot, and Javier Pastore.

Forwards: Edinson Cavani, Neymar Jr, and Kylian Mbappe.

Key Players:

Cavani, Neymar, and Di Maria.

Lille OSC Team News:

  • Kevin Malcuit, Thiago Maia and Adama Soumaoro are doubtful for this game for the home team
  • Anwar El Ghazi's performance in last match may include him on the playing XI for this game
  • Imad Faraj may play this game for the home team given his dream debut

Form (Recent first): W L L L W W

Last Result: (H) LOSC 2-1 Strasbourg

Probable XI and Subs

Maignan; Edgar Ie, Alonso, Amadou, Ballo-Toure; Faraj, Soumare, Mendes, Bissouma; Ghazi, Pepe.

Subs: Jannik Huth, Stefan Bell, Alexandru Maxim, Emil Berggreen, Gerrit Holtmann


GK: Adler, Zentner, and F. Müller

Defenders: A. Diallo, S. Bell, L. Balogun, A. Hack, N. Bungert, M. Sverko, G. Donati, and D. Brosinski

Midfielders: J. Gbamin, N. de Jong, D. Latza, S. Serdar, A. Maxim, and R. Quaison

Forwards: P. de Blasis, G. Holtmann, L. Öztunali, K. Onisiwo, Y. Muto, A. Ujah, K. Kodro, and E. Berggree

Key Players:

Muto and De. Jong

Match Prediction:

The way PSG have been playing so far, an upset looks least likely. With Kylian Mbappe not in the line up, the goals are supposed to be on the lower side. So the final scoreline can read 3-0 in favour of the visiting side.

Koustav Shaw

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