Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester United Match preview
The most loved and one of the biggest trophies in the world, the Champions League is set to resume this week with a number of teams out to hunt for the coveted cup. Well, a number of matches are set to be played across different venues but under this article our focus will be on Paris Saint Germain hosting Manchester United at Parc des Princess. The pair is in Group H and without a doubt the duo remains the favourites to advance to the knockout stages.
- PSG have played seven Ligue 1 matches, won five and lost twice against RC Lens and Olympique De Marseille respectively.
- PSG have kept four clean sheets in the seven played Ligue 1 games.
- Manchester United has played four Premier League matches, won two and lost one.
- The Red Devils have played two EFL cups and won it all.
- There have been at least two goals scored between the two teams in their last three meetings.
Thomas Tuchel is set to welcome Neymar back to the squad after missing out during PSG’s victory over Nimes on Friday. The Brazilian has been in fine form for the Ligue 1 giants, scoring 72 times while providing 42 assists in 88 outings in all competitions since signing for Paris Saint Germain
However, Tuchel insisted that the former Santos youngster “doesn’t have any issue” and will be involved against United in the European Cup.
The only other competition between these two came in the Champions League round-of-16 early in 2019; Manchester united overturning a 2-0 first-leg with a memorable 3-1 win in Paris.
Head to head
The last three encounters between these two teams PSG have won twice and lost once.
The Red Devils pulled a surprise in the for the PSG UEFA Champions league in the second Leg win 3-1.
PSG have kept two clean-sheets in their last three encounters with the Red Devils.
Paris Saint Germain win
Tuchel’s men will be keen to pick from where they left when they beat Nimes 4-0. On the other hand, United struggled against Newcastle United in the first half, but the second half master class saw Solskjaer’s men seal a 4-1 victory away at St James Park.
The hosts will be going for nothing but a win at home against the Premier League side. Last season, they were keen to secure the Champions League but unfortunately things didn’t go their way.
Our pundits believe PSG will emerge the winners and Betway has given them 1.57 while Chezacash have 1.63 odds for the same outcome.
All eyes will be on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, with the two superstars having a good record in front of the post. You can back Neymar and Mbappe to become anytime goal scorers during the match.
Over 2.5/Both teams to score
Another safer market you can consider is Over 2.5 as we believe the match will produce at least three goals.
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