Ligue 1: Montpellier vs PSG Match Preview
League leaders Paris Saint Germain will face Montpellier Stade de la Mosson in the 7th round of French Ligue 1.The dynamic trio of Mbappe, Neymar and Cavani will again look to bag all the 3 points before an important encounter against Bayern on Matchday 2 of the Champions League.
Date: 23rd September 2017
Kick off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET/ 20:30 IST
Venue: Stade de la Mosson
T.V. Telecast: Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD, beIN Sports
Streaming Links: Ronaldo7.net, Totalsportek.com,FUbo TV
The previous round brought Montpellier their second win after the one in the season opening match. They visited Troyes and won with a narrow 0-1. Mendes was the scorer of the one goal in the match.
With 7 points, they are currently sitting at the 12th place in the league table. Only one of the six matches they’ve played so far, saw more than two goals scored in total.
Paris Saint Germain
PSG is on an amazing streak of 8 consecutive wins, across all competitions. As far as the Ligue 1 is concerned, they have 6 wins, 4 clean sheets, 21 goals scored, and only 3 conceded goals. All in all, an impeccable record and PSG is rightfully sitting at the top of the league table.
In the previous round, they hosted Olympique Lyonnais and won with a score of 2-0. Interestingly, both goals were own goals. Cavani, their top scorer, missed a penalty, thus failing to score his eighth goal in the season.
Defenders:Muklele, Mendes, Hilton, Aguilar
Defensive Midfielders:Sambla, Skhiri
Attacking Midfielders:Lasne, Sessegnon, Roussillon
Defenders:Alves, Silva, Kimpembe, Kurzawa
Defensive Midfielders:Motta, Rabiot
Attacking Midfielders:Mbappe, Draxler, Neymar
Head to head
They are rather tied when it comes to their head to head encounters (39 in total so far). PSG have slight advantage with 14 wins, while Montpellier have 12.
During the previous season, both teams won at their own turf with clean sheets (Montpellier won at home with a score of 3-0).