Undisputed leader of the French championship with five points ahead of its runner-up, Paris Saint-Germain play against Metz, during the 7th day of Ligue 1, a match of extremes. A very unbalanced meeting on paper given the numbers in attendance and the current dynamics of the two teams. Mauricio Pochettino therefore wanted to take the opportunity to rest some of his most sought-after executives since the start of the season.
Exit Lionel Messi, injured and forfeit, and Ander Herrera, who needs to breathe after a start to the 2021-2022 exercise cannon – which can not be summed up to his 4 goals -, Mauricio Pochettino opted for a 4-3-3 with the MbappÃ © -Icardi pair, decisive against Lyon (2-1) on Sunday, in attack, assisted by the Brazilian Neymar.
Kimpembe will still have to wait to breathe. For the first time this season, the two rockets Achraf Hakimi and Nuno Mendes are lined up on the pitch together, with one occupying the right lane (Hakimi) , and the other the opposite side (Nuno Mendes)
In the middle of the field, everything changes. The inexhaustible Idrissa Gueye, whose incomparable lack of energy is still doing wonders this season in the Paris midfield, disappears from the starting lineup.
Danilo Pereira starts in low point in the middle at three. He will be accompanied by the Dutch Georginio Wijnaldum, disappointing since he arrived, and Rafinha, on whom Pochettino relies little.
The Metz compo: Oukidja – Bronn, KouyatÃ ©, Udol – Centonze, MaÃ¯ga, Pajot, Boulaya – M. Sarr, Gueye, Niane.
The composition of PSG: Navas – Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes – Wijnaldum, Danilo, Rafinha – MbappÃ ©, Icardi, Neymar.