June 30, 2022

PSG-Nantes: the probable lines

Before his trip to Manchester City next Wednesday in the Champions League, PSG receives Nantes this Saturday (5:00 p.m.) at the Parc des Princes on behalf of the 14th day of Ligue 1. For this French league match, Mauricio Pochettino , the coach of the Parisian club, will have to compose without Alexandre Letellier, Julian Draxler and Rafinha, injured, while Gianluigi Donnarumma is ill and Presnel Kimpembe and Sergio Ramos are in the recovery phase. For his part, Marquinhos was left to rest.

According to L’Équipe, PSG will appear in 4-3-3 with Keylor Navas in the cages, protected by a four-player defense made up of Achraf Hakimi, Thilo Kehrer, Abdou Diallo and Nuno Mendes, from right to left. In the midfield, Danilo Pereira is expected as sentry with Eric Junior Dina Ebimbe as right torchbearer and Idrissa Gueye as left torchbearer. Still according to the sports daily, Mauro Icardi is expected at the forefront of the attack with Angel Di Maria and Kylian Mbappé by his side.

The probable composition of PSG according to L’Équipe : Navas – Hakimi, Kehrer, Diallo, Mendes – Dina Ebimbe, Danilo, Gueye – Di Maria, Icardi, Mbappé

Note that the regional daily Le Parisien is also betting on a 4-3-3 but with different choices on each line: Juan Bernat as left side, Georginio Wijnaldum as right runner and Lionel Messi on the right wing of the attack.

The probable composition of PSG according to Le Parisien : Navas – Hakimi, Kehrer, Diallo, Bernat – Wijnaldum, Danilo (ou Verratti), Gueye – Messi, Mbappé, Di Maria

For its part, Nantes is in 11th place in the Ligue 1 standings with a balanced record at the start of the season: five wins, three draws and five defeats. For this trip to Paris, Antoine Kombouaré, the coach of the Canaries, will not be able to count on Abdoulaye Sylla and Nicolas Pallois, both suspended, while Roli Pereira de Sa, Renaud Emond and Moses Simon are injured.

According to L’Équipe, Nantes will appear in 4-4-2 with Alban Lafont in the cages, protected by a four-player defense made up of Dennis Appiah, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Andrei Girotto and Fabio, from right to left . Pedro Chirivella and Wylan Cyprien will form the double-pivot while Marcus Coco, on the right, and Samuel Moutoussamy, on the right, will try to make differences on the wings. The offensive doublet will be as follows: Ludovic Blas and Randal Kolo Muani.

The probable composition of Nantes according to L’Équipe : Lafont – Appiah, Castelletto, Girotto, Fabio – Coco, Chirivella, Cyprien, Moutoussamy – Blas, Kolo Muani

Note that Ouest-France rather sees a 3-4-2-1 with Charles Traoré as left axial defender.

The probable composition of Nantes according to Ouest-France : Lafont – Castelletto, Girotto, Traoré – Appiah, Chirivella, Cyprien, Fabio – Blas, Coco – Kolo Muani

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