Predicted Lineups for Metz vs PSG from the French papers- No Neymar for Paris SG

Here are the predicted lineups for Metz vs PSG from French newspapers L’Equipe and Le Parisien. Both media outlets have the same players in their XI bar one- L’Equipe thinks Thomas Meunier will start, while Le Parisien reckons Tuchel will start Leandro Paredes.

Either way, there’ll be no Neymar Jr (he’s not in the official travelling group)

Potential Lineups Metz PSG

Le Parisien Predicted Lineups Metz PSG

PSG Group to Travel to Metz

Who are the French clubs playing in the group stages of the Champions League?

There will be three French clubs in the group stages of the Champions League this season, and based on today’s draw, all three stand decent chances of qualifying for the knockout stages. PSG are obviously the most fancied to progress, but both Lyon and Lille, with some enterprising play, could easily find themselves in the Round of 16 too.

PSG’s group opponents: Group A with Real Madrid, Brugge and Galatasaray

OL group opponents: Group G with Zenit, Benfica and Leipzig

LOSC group opponents: Group H with Chelsea, Valencia and Ajax.

PSG Group A Champions League 19-20

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Deschamps announces France squad for September European qualifiers ; Umtiti & Lacazette dropped

World champions France have released their squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Albania and Andorra. Despite several key players like Kylian Mbappe and N’Golo Kante injured and others like Samuel Umtiti and Alexandre Lacazette not chosen, this still remains a strong French squad.

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Ligue 1 returns- Predicted lineups for Monaco vs Lyon (ASM OL)

Ligue 1 returns tonight (and so does the Premier League across the Channel!) as Monaco host Olympique Lyonnais. The result of this game however isn’t as predictable as Liverpool v Norwich, where the only question appears to be the margin that the Reds will win by. ASM have won their last two league games at home against OL 2-0 and 3-2 respectively.

Monaco had a better pre-season than Lyon- ASM beat the likes of Valencia, Porto and Sampdoria, while OL had to be content with their Emirates Cup win over Arsenal.

Here are the predicted lineups for the game as per the French press (4-3-3 on both sides)

predicted lineups for monaco vs lyon 2019

Predicted Lineups PSG vs Rennes Trophee des Champions 2019- Neymar & Draxler suspended

PSG will look to add yet another French Super Cup title to their cabinet when they take on Rennes in China today afternoon.

Paris SG have won the last six French Super Cups but will be without the suspended duo of Neymar and Julian Draxler.

Here is how the French media expect Thomas Tuchel’s men to line up today- a 4-3-3 with Mbappe, Cavani & Sarabia upfront, and a midfield trio of Herrera, Marquinhos & Verratti.

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