Solid leader of the French championship with eight points ahead of Nice, his runner-up, PSG welcomes Brest this Saturday evening (9 p.m.) at the Parc des Princes on the occasion of the 21st day of Ligue 1. For this match, Mauricio Pochettino , the coach of the Parisian club, will have to compose without Lionel Messi and Neymar, in the recovery phase. For his part, Alexandre Letellier is injured while Denis Franchi suffers from Covid-19. Finally, Abdou Diallo, Idrissa Gueye and Achraf Hakimi are still at the CAN.
According to L’Équipe, PSG will present themselves in a 4-3-3 with Keylor Navas in the cages, protected by a four-man defense composed of Thilo Kehrer, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe and Nuno Mendes, from right to left. In the midfield, Marco Verratti is expected at the sentry post with Ander Herrera as the right torchbearer and Georginio Wijnaldum as the left torchbearer. Finally, the attacking trio will be made up of Angel Di Maria, Mauro Icardi and Kylian Mbappé.
The probable line-up of PSG according to L’Équipe : Navas – Kehrer, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Mendes – Herrera, Verratti, Wijnaldum – Di Maria, Icardi, Mbappé
Note that the regional daily Le Parisien is also betting on a 4-3-3 but with Gianluigi Donnarumma in the cages and Leandro Paredes in the low point of the midfield.
The probable line-up of PSG according to Le Parisien : Donnarumma – Kehrer, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Mendes (ou Bernat) – Verratti, Paredes, Wijnaldum – Di Maria, Icardi, Mbappé
For its part, Brest started the year with a loss at home to Nice (0-3) last weekend and has not won the slightest success in Ligue 1 for three games, while the Breton club had chained six victories just before. For this trip to the French capital, Michel Der Zakarian, the coach of the Breton club, will be deprived of Denys Bain and Rafiki Saïd, who tested positive for Covid-19, while Romain Del Castillo is still in the recovery phase. For his part, Haris Belkebla is at the CAN.
📋 And here is the 𝙜𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙥𝙚 for #PSGSB29 !
– Stade Brestois 29 (@SB29) January 14, 2022
According to L’Équipe, Brest will present themselves in 4-4-2 with Marco Bizot in the cages, protected by a four-man defense composed of Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel, Brendan Chardonnet, Christophe Hérelle and Jean-Kevin Duverne, from the right. towards the left. In the midfield, Hugo Magnetti and Lucien Agoumé will form the double pivot. On the wings, Romain Faivre and Franck Honorat will try to shine Jérémy Le Douaron and Irvin Cardona, expected on the front of the attack.
The probable composition of Brest according to L’Équipe : Bizot – Pierre-Gabriel, Chardonnet, Hérelle, Duverne – Faivre, Magnetti, Agoumé, Honorat – Le Douaron, Cardona
Note that the regional daily Ouest-France also sees a 4-4-2 but with a hesitation between Hérelle and Lilian Brassier as left central defender.
The probable composition of Brest according to Ouest-France : Bizot – Pierre-Gabriel, Chardonnet, Hérelle (or Brassier), Duverne – Faivre, Agoumé, Magnetti, Honorat – Le Douaron, Cardona
The PSG-Brest match will be broadcast at 9:00 p.m. on Canal+ Décalé but also to follow live on DailyMercato by clicking here.