Monaco v PSG
BETTING & MATCH PREVIEW
On Sunday night, Ligue One leaders PSG head to Monaco, as the team from the capital looks to maintain their lead at the top of the French top-flight table.
Monaco in the recent past where PSG’s biggest rivals. However, times have been tough in the last few seasons. The team from the principality has made a poor start to the current campaign after a relegation scrap last season.
Leonardo Jardim’s team are currently 14th place in the Ligue One table, four points clear of the relegation play-off spot. A 2-1 defeat at Bordeaux last time out means that Monaco have lost two of their last three matches in the French top-flight.
Despite their relatively poor recent league form, Monaco have a stellar home record of late in Ligue One, having won their last four league games at the Stade Louis ll. They have also been prolific on home soil, scoring at least two goals in five of their last six Ligue One games at the Stade Louis ll.
PSG are eight points clear of second place Marseille at the top of Ligue One, which is unsurprising considering the Parisians recent domination of the French top-flight.
Thomas Tuchel’s team have won six of their last seven matches in Ligue One while scoring at least two goals in five of their last six outings in the French top-flight.
The team from the French capital also have a strong recent away record in Ligue One, recording wins in five of their last six matches on their travels in the French top-flight.
PSG have won the last nine meetings with Monaco in all competitions. The visitors will be confident of extending that record on Sunday night.
Monaco are expected to be without Pietro Pellegri, Willem Geubbels and Diego Benaglio due to injury.
PSG look set to be without Ander Herrera, Thilo Kehrer, Eric Choupo-Moting and Layvin Kurzawa due to various injuries.