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.
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.
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
Muto and De. Jong
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.