Still deprived of Messi and Neymar, Paris will try to glean its first success of the year in Ligue 1. The Ile-de-France residents face off against Brest.
PSG only managed to pick up one point in their first Ligue 1 match in 2022, last Sunday against OL (1-1). A result that was not catastrophic, far from it, but on condition of being able to follow up with a success. Thus, it is with the firm will to win that the leader of the championship comes to his duel against Brest, this Saturday at the Parc des Princes.
PSG still counts on its young people
There is no question of giving up points against 13and of the championship. And this even if the team does not show up in full for this meeting. Neymar and Messi are still absent because they are not physically fit, and to these defections are also added the absences due to Covid (Julian Draxler) and those linked to the CAN (Hakimi, Diallo and Gueye). There are, however, returns to the group, such as those of Gianluigi Donnarumma or Angel Di Maria. PSG will therefore be competitive enough to be able to hold their rank.
During the last outings of the Ile-de-France team, many young people were able to stand out, such as Edouard Michut or Xavi Simons. Mauricio Pochettino, the coach, is satisfied with their contribution and he has indicated that he could call on their services again. The opposition against Brest emerges as a great opportunity in this sense, given that the calendar will then gradually get tougher for the formation of the capital.
The probable compositions
PSG: Donnarumma – Kehrer, Marquinhos (cap.), S.Ramos, N.Mendes (or Bernat) – Verratti, Paredes – Di Maria, Wijnaldum, Mbappé – Icardi.
Brest: Bizot – Pierre-Gabriel, Chardonnet (cap.), Hérelle, Duverne – Faivre, Lasne, Agoumé, Honorat – Le Douaron, Mounié.
Where to watch the game ?
The match between PSG and Stade Brestois will be broadcast on Canal+ from 9 p.m. this Saturday. It will also be possible to see it on the group’s streaming platform, MyCanal.
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