Monaco will be back in action on Tuesday as they get ready for the imminent UCL Qualifiers game versus PSV Eindhoven.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for PSV Eindhoven v Monaco can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
PSV Eindhoven will be looking for another win after the 4-1 Eredivisie success against FC Emmen.
For PSV Eindhoven, the goals were scored by Johan Bakayoko (18') and Cody Gakpo (38', 54'). Maikel Kieftenbeld (26' Own goal) and Ole Romeny (62') scored for FC Emmen.
PSV Eindhoven have been conceding pretty frequently lately, but they have also managed to score goals themselves. Over their last 6 matches, PSV Eindhoven have conceded in 6 of them in addition to scoring in 6 of those games.
Monaco will go into this match following a 1-2 Ligue 1 win versus Strasbourg in their previous match.
In that match, Monaco managed 47% possession and 24 attempts on goal with 11 of them on target. For Monaco, goals were scored by Krépin Diatta (43') and Sofiane Diop (53'). For their opponents, Strasbourg got 11 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Habib Diallo (65') scored for Strasbourg.
In their last 6 clashes, Monaco have helped themselves to a tally of 13 goals. Monaco have also scored in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve had 7 goals go into their own net. We will just have to find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 25/11/2003 shows that PSV Eindhoven have won 2 of these and Monaco 1, with the number of draws standing at 3.
An aggregate of 10 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from Rood-witten and 4 created by Les Rouge et Blanc. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
Team News: PSV Eindhoven
Yorbe Vertessen (Appendectomy), Olivier Boscagli (Knee Injury), Mauro Júnior (Groin Injury), Carlos Vinícius (Hamstring Injury) and Noni Madueke (Ankle Injury) are unavailable for PSV Eindhoven gaffer Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Team News: Monaco
Monaco boss Philippe Clement has not got a full squad to pick from. Myron Boadu (Muscle Injury) and Benoît Badiashile (Muscle Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re of the opinion that Monaco have it in them to find the net against this PSV Eindhoven lineup, but it possibly won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re tipping a 2-1 winning score for PSV Eindhoven when the full-time whistle blows. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Philips Stadion (35,000)
Captain: Marco van Ginkel
Chairman: Jan Albers
Manager: Ruud van Nistelrooy
Competitions: Eredivisie position 13, Johan Cruijff Schaal (Final)
🔑 Key Player: Cody Gakpo
Typically used in the Left Wing position, Cody Gakpo was born in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for Jong PSV in the 2016 - 2017 season, the skilful Forward has got 2 league goals in the Eredivisie 2022 - 2023 campaign so far coming from a total of 1 appearances.