After two losses in Lens (1-0, 2nd day of Ligue 1) and against Olympique de Marseille (0-1, 3rd day of L1), Paris SG continues with the reception of FC Metz, also beaten twice since begins, in a late match of the 1st day. A meeting originally scheduled for the weekend of the Champions League final lost against Bayern Munich (0-1). Under pressure, Thomas Tuchel will have to compose without the excluded against the Phocéens, namely Neymar, Leandro Paredes and Layvin Kurzawa. On the other hand, he will be able to count on the returns of Keylor Navas, who takes place in the goal, and Marquinhos, who will wear the armband against the Lorraine. To accompany the Brazilian, we find Abdou Diallo, while Colin Dagba and Mitchel Bakker are in charge of the corridors.
In the midfield, Idrissa Gueye is supported by Ander Herrera and Julian Draxler. Finally in front, another returning, Mauro Icardi, starts in point, supported by Angel Di Maria and Pablo Sarabia. A long-awaited return by the German coach, who regrets the absence of attackers in recent days. On the Metz side, Vincent Hognon offers a 4-3-3, with in front of Alexandre Oukidja, a defense composed of Fabien Centonze, John Boye, Dylan Bronn and Thomas Delaine. In the middle, Mamadou Fofana is the sentinel and will be helped by Vincent Pajot and Habib Maïga. Finally, Farid Boulaya supports him Ibrahima Niane and Habib Diallo, fiery duo at the forefront.
The official compositions:
PSG: Navas – Dagba, Marquinhos, Diallo, Bakker – Herrera, Gueye, Draxler – Sarabia, Icardi, Di Maria
Metz: Oukidja – Centonze, Bronn, Boye, Delaine – Maïga, Fofana, Pajot – Niane, Boulaya, H. Diallo