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Clermont Foot will be at Parc des Princes on Saturday for the Ligue 1 fixture with hosts PSG.
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PSG will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-2 Ligue 1 victory over Reims.
In that match, Paris Saint-Germain had 67% possession and 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Paris Saint-Germain was Kylian Mbappé (16', 63'). On the other side, Stade de Reims got 11 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Fixtures involving Paris Saint-Germain have often been lively encounters of late with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 games, the sum of 21 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 16 of these coming from Paris Saint-Germain. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Going into this one, Paris Saint-Germain haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
Previously, Clermont Foot drew 2-2 in the Ligue 1 match with FC Metz.
In that match, Clermont Foot managed 60% possession and 16 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Clermont Foot, the goals were scored by Arthur Desmas (29' Own goal) and Elbasan Rashani (58'). At the other end, FC Metz got 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Ibrahima Niane (10') and Sikou Niakaté (35' Own goal) scored for FC Metz.
Showing their appetite for productive matches, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Clermont Foot have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals for each meeting. Their opponents have managed 8 of this grand total.
Going into this one, Clermont Foot are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Team News: PSG
Marco Verratti (Knee Injury), Kylian Mbappé (Calf Injury), Sergio Ramos (Calf Problems) and Mauro Icardi (Acromioclavicular Separation) won’t be available for PSG gaffer Mauricio Pochettino.
Team News: Clermont Foot
Thanks to a largely full-strength group, there is only the one fitness issue for the Clermont Foot boss Pascal Gastien to be concerned with. Yohann Magnin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
We’re inclined to think that Paris Saint-Germain will most probably dominate possession and create several successful chances.
At the other end, Clermont Foot are also probably going to find it difficult getting goals but we can see them scoring here.
We’re predicting a comfortable 3-1 winning margin for Paris Saint-Germain when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Parc des Princes (47,929)
Captain: Marcos Marquinhos
Chairman: Nasser Al-Khelaifi
Manager: Mauricio Pochettino
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 1, Champions League (Group A)
⭐ Star Player: Kylian Mbappé
Usually used in the Right Wing position, Kylian Mbappé was born in Paris, France. Having made a first senior appearance for Monaco in the 2015 - 2016 season, the talented Forward has scored 4 league goals in this Ligue 1 2021 - 2022 season so far in 4 appearances.