Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(45) 26 Goals 51 (66)
(32) 24 Assists 36 (51)
(6.7) 6.8 Average Ratings 7.2 (6.8)
28.8 Average Age 28.4
181.2 Average Height (cm) 181.2
(0.9) 1 Shots pg 1.3 (1)
(50%) 52% Aerial Duel Success 61% (62%)
(0.4) 0.4 Dribbles pg 0.5 (0.6)
(1.6) 1.4 Tackles pg 1.4 (1.7)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Ligue 1.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Francis Kama Massampu Out N/A
Mody Traoré Out 6.2
Pape Camara Out 6.21
Dusan Djuric Out N/A
No missing players.

Team News

  • Valenciennes have no new concerns ahead of the visit of PSG.
  • Pape Abdou Camara will be out for six months after rupturing a knee ligament, while Mody Traore is absent with an achilles injury.
  • Dusan Djuric and Kama Massampu are both out due to knee problems, but defender Gil returns after missing the draw with Nancy.
  • PSG have no injury worries to contend with and welcome both Blaise Matuidi and Marco Verratti back from suspension.
  • Therefore manager Carlo Ancelotti will have a full squad to choose from as the capital club look to gain ground on league leaders Lyon.

Prediction

  • Paris Saint-Germain begin a massive week of league action when they travel to Valenciennes.
  • The Parisians moved back up to second in the Ligue 1 table with an emphatic 4-0 win over Evian, strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ezequiel Lavezzi again on target as PSG bounced back from their defeat at Nice.
  • However, they face a tough task if they are to keep pace with pacesetters Lyon, as they face a Valenciennes side that has yet to lose at the Stade du Hainaut this term.
  • However, Les Atheniens were only able to manage a draw against bottom club Nancy, and have struggled to match the free-scoring form they displayed in the early part of the campaign.
  • Daniel Sanchez's men will undoubted provide the capital club with a stern test, however, with PSG at full strength, the visitors should be able to eek out a slender win.
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Comments (8)

 
  • PSG played a 4-4-2 here as they did against Evian with Pastore at right wing and Lavezzi and left wing.

  • oi Karim, Matuidi played!

  • My booooooys :) 0-2 for PARIS :D

  • Karim, isn't Matuidi back from suspension now? Thought it was only a 1 match ban (2 yellows)

  • Gil will miss out this match due injury

  • Blaise Matuidi is suspended

  • 1-0 for Valenciennes

  • If I were in Ancelotti I wold continue with 4-4-2 and Thiago Motta as playmaker

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