Four days before their round of 16 match in the Champions League against France. Real Sociedad, Paris Saint-Germain must take advantage of Lille's reception in Ligue 1 to make their final adjustments, probably without Mbapp. Follow the match, live from 9 p.m., on linternaute.com.
Your head elsewhere. Paris Saint-Germain arrives à at the crossroads and all his thoughts are focused on the big goal of his season: the Champions League. Four days before hosting Real Sociedad in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League, the Parisian club knows that it will not be judged in the second leg of the Champions League. that'à the yardstick of its performance against the Basques and everything is done to succeed in the European meeting. Also the arrival of Lille does not have the same interest as usual and will be used as a substitute. to refine the final details of the Parisian plan.
The most important thing is to arrive with your strength. Thus, Mbappé should not appear on the scoresheet against the Northerners. Indeed, touched&eac; &agrav; the ankle in midweek in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France against à Brest (3-1 victory, editor's note), the French international wasé housekeeping &agrav; training and still felt pain in the back. its articulation. Neymar's repeated absences due to injury in recent years have been a hot topic for players. the club and everything is done to avoid reliving the same scenario.
If he confirms this orientation, Luis Enrique should take the opportunity to give playing time to Gonçalo Ramos. Cantonn&eac; on the bench, the Portuguese is hungry for games and goals but also to prove his value. A good performance could allow him to present himself as a relevant alternative at the forefront where Mbappé took the place, refocused by the Spanish technician, especially since Kolo Muani is ill and uncertain. This match against Lille will also be useful to restore rhythm à Dembélé, suspended in Alsace. Beyond men, it is the attitude of the Parisian collective that will be scrutinized. For several weeks, the latter has been hiccupping. If he doesn't lose, he no longer dominates physically and is slow to improve. progress tactically. A questioning stagnation while Luis Enrique maintains that over the months, everything will fall into place. The Asturian only has one match left to make his final adjustments.
A weakened defense
For its part, Lille does not have the same European worries but does not arrive in the best possible condition. On Wednesday, the northern club experienced a setback. Lyon in the Coupe de France (1-2). A painful elimination from every point of view since Alexsandro is out with an injury. In a clash with Tolisso, the Brazilian wasé touch&eac; on his right foot and is unsure about traveling to the French capital. His absence would be detrimental for Paulo Fonseca who already has to play. do without Umtiti and Diakit.
Because Lille's main strength lies in its defensive base. Since the start of the season, the Mastiffs have not conceded a victory. than 14 goals, only Nice does better (11), and none in the last three matches. Solidity which owes a lot to the pair formed by Alexsandro and Yoro. The latter has also been é cropped by his coach, calling him to more humility while the interest of PSG is at stake. his regard is manifest and a transfer is evoked. for this summer.
Nevertheless, LOSC will have no pressure other than the only pressure it will put on to grab the podium. With only one defeat in his last 14 matches in Ligue 1, he is now only 100% away. a point of the third occupied folding seat by Brest. Enough to give great motivation to bring back a result from the Parc des Princes, a suspended venue where PSG still has a lot to do do.
The match of the 21st day of Ligue 1 between Paris Saint-Germain and Lille OSC will take place at Paris Saint-Germain and Lille OSC. from 9 p.m., on the side from the Parc des Princes, à Paris.
The match on the 21st day of Ligue 1 between Paris Saint-Germain and Lille OSC will be broadcast live and exclusively. on Canal+Foot and Canal+Sport 360.
The meeting between Luis Enrique's Paris Saint-Germain and Paulo Fonseca's Lille OSC will be available in streaming on the MyCanal platform.
Betclic: Paris Saint-Germain: 1.58/Draw: 4.35/Lille: 5.35< /p>
Parions Sport: Paris Saint-Germain: 1.62/Draw: 4.30/Lille: 5.90
Winamax: Paris Saint-Germain: 1.60/Draw: 4.20/Lille: 5.30< /p>
Paris Saint-Germain: Donnarumma – Hakimi, Marquinhos (cap.), Beraldo, Hernandez – Ugarte, Vitinha, Zaïre-Emery – Dembélé, Gonçalo Ramos, Barcola.
Lille OSC : Knight – Tiago Santos, Yoro, Alexsandro, Ismaily – André (cap.), Bentaleb – Zhegrova, Gomes, Ounas – David.