PSG host FC Nantes this Saturday night at Parc des Princes to temporarily go seven points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 standings. Despite some questionable performances recently, Les Parisiens are becoming a results machine again. They have won seven Ligue 1 games on the bounce. A win against the energetic but leaky Canaris will boost Paris Saint-Germain’s confidence before their make-or-break Champions League group stage finale against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.
Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will serve the first of his 2-game suspension on Saturday. The Euro 2020 winner completely mistimed his clearance out of his box last Sunday and kicked Le Havre winger Josué Casimir in the face, prompting the referee to send him off. Spanish goalkeeper Arnau Tenas admirably stepped up against Les Normands and will get another chance to prove his worth against Jocelyn Gourvennec’s side.
Centre-back Marquinhos and midfield prodigy Warren Zaïre-Emery are expected to be rested for Wednesday’s UCL clash in Germany. Le Parisien understand that Luis Enrique will go bold and field four strikers against the Loire-Atlantique side, with Kylian Mbappé leading the line as a centre-forward alongside either Gonçalo Ramos or Marco Asensio.
PSG likely lineup against Nantes
Arnau Tenas; Achraf Hakimi, Danilo Pereira, Milan Škriniar, Lucas Hernandez; Manuel Ugarte, Vitinha; Randal Kolo Muani, Gonçalo Ramos (or Marco Asensio), Kylian Mbappé, Bradley Barcola.
GFFN | Bastien ChevalRead on getfootballnewsfrance.com