Ligue 1: PSG To Resume Winning Ways Against Angers SCO
Ligue 1 is set to resume after a long week of the international break. But will PSG be able to return to winning ways following the recent loss against Rennes? Find out what to expect in the match and more in this preview.
PSG to Take on Angers at Home
Following a shocking 2-0 defeat to Rennes, PSG will indeed be looking forward to returning to winning ways. They will be hosting Angers at home as they try to extend the lead by adding three more points.
With Messi, Neymar and Mbappe finding their rhythm, the encounter will be pretty interesting. Angers are currently in 4th position on the table, losing only one game and winning four games. The club will hope to give PSG a run for their money and overtake Lens in the second position.
Paris Saint-Germain vs Angers SCO — H2H and Team Report
Both teams have played 14 games in the past, with PSG winning 13 of the encounter and drawing one. Angers SCO is the underdog in this match; however, don’t be quick to write them off. The team under the new coach, Gérald Baticle, will undoubtedly go tooth and nail to claim or point or more.
PSG Still Without Sergio Ramos
Pochettino’s men are still without centre-back Sergio Ramos. The player is yet to make his debut for PSG, following a calf injury in July. In addition, PSG may miss Julian Draxler and Leyvin Kurzawa, as both players missed the match against Rennes, and no information is yet to be available about their return.
Messi Yet to Record a League Goal for PSG
Although the Argentine superstar netted for PSG during their UEFA Champions League encounter with Manchester City, Messi is yet to record a league goal since his debut in Ligue 1. He will surely be among the players to look out for in the Angers SCO match.
Can Lens Keep the Pressure Alive?
RC Lens is off to a terrific start this season, currently sitting in the second position. The team will face Montpellier on Sunday and hope to extend their wins to 6 games. Lens defeated Reims 2-0 just before the international break, with Kalimuendo-Muinga scoring both goals.
Montpellier’s form, on the other hand, has not been too great. Winning only two games out of 9, the team will be looking to improve as they face Lens this weekend. Presently, the in 13th position, scoring a total of 16 goals and conceding 16 goals.
- Lens to beat Montpellier @ 5/4 (2.25) with Casumo
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 13/25 (1.52) with Casumo
That said, it will be a mistake to write off Montpellier. Both teams have shown that they are good in front of goals, and we can expect a thrilling encounter between these two on Sunday.
RC Lens vs Montpellier HSC — H2H and Team Report
Interestingly, Lens and Montpellier do not have many injury crises. Montpellier will be without Thuler, Pedro Mendes, Thibault Tamas and Ambroise Oyongo. As for Lens, they’ll miss Corentin Jean, Jonathan Varane, and suspended player Facundo Medina.
Both teams have played 18 matches over the years, with Lens winning 10, losing 8 and 2 ending in a draw. With the current form of Lens, we expect this to be an exciting Ligue 1 game to watch.
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