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19 November 2021, 12:11 | 28 August 2021, 13:29
Match Preview Paris Saint Germain vs Nantes Ligue 1 Nov 20, 2021

Paris Saint-Germain takes on FC Nantes at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, November 20, at 17:00 (GMT+1), looking to extend the 10-point lead over second-placed RC Lens at the top of the table. Referee Jérémy Stinat will have control of the game for the length of the ninety minutes plus stoppage time while Christophe Mouysset and Cyril Mugnier will be assisting at both ends.

Preview Paris Saint Germain Ligue 1, Nov 20, 2021

Preview PSG picked up a 3-2 win over Bordeaux at the Matmut Atlantique right before the international break. A remarkable goal from Neymar (26' & 43') put PSG in the lead minutes before he bagged the brace, two minutes shy of half-time. Three minutes after the hour, PSG had a three-goal lead following an easy finish from Mbappe (63'). But a late surge from Bordeaux almost left PSG on the ropes. With eleven minutes left on the clock, Yacine Adli’s outside right-footed pass found Alberth Elis (78') as Bordeaux cut PSG’s lead down to two. Two minutes into stoppage time, the 21-year-old €8M-rated attacking midfielder was back in the thick of the action, surging forward from his own half before picking out the second-half substitute, Jimmy Briand. A one-two, - executed twice with Mbaye Niang (90'+2), saw Bordeaux reduce the deficit further to a goal before the final whistle came to PSG’s rescue. Returning with back-to-back victories: LWDWW, PSG has 34 points after 11W, 1D, & 1L. An average of 2.23 goals per game leaves the nine-time Ligue 1 champions with 29 goals after thirteen Ligue 1 games. PSG have also conceded 13 goals and have a G.D. of +16. An average of 1 goal conceded per game. An attacking 4—3—3 formation, with Mbappe and Di Maria forming part of the attack, is expected. Neymar could be rested ahead of PSG’s UCL fixture against Manchester City. Sergio Ramos completed his first full week of group training since joining PSG over the last few days and could be available as a substitute this weekend. Marco Verratti remains sidelined with a hip injury while Julian Draxler’s availability remains shrouded in uncertainty. Lionel Messi is expected back in the squad after missing out on the game against Bordeaux.

Preview Nantes Ligue 1, Nov 20, 2021

Preview The Yellow House picked up a disappointing 2-2 draw against ten-men Strasbourg right before the international break. Goals from Coulibaly (20') and Kolo Muani (48') were not enough to secure three points as Strasbourg found the leveler twice at the Stade de la Beaujoire. In 10th place after the draw, Nantes have 18 points from 5W, 3D, & 5L and the form: WDWLD ahead of this fixture against PSG. Up against the wall, considering the arsenal at PSG's disposal, Antoine Kombouaré could settle for a point on Saturday when La Maison Jaune make their fourteenth Ligue 1 appearance of the season. A 4—2—3—1 formation with Kalifa Coulibaly in attack is expected for this fixture against PSG.