On Tuesday 20 October, PSG receives Manchester United on the occasion of the first day of the Champions League. Nice poster to follow from the start for PSG.
PSG vs Manchester United Free Betting Tips
Flawless on the national scene with a seventh title obtained in eight years, Paris Saint Germain came very close to their biggest dream, to win the Champions League, the reason why the club invests so generously in each offseason. But in the end, it was Bayern who won the trophy thanks to the former Parisian Coman (1-0). Everything has to be done again this season for Neymar’s partners, who will now have a little more experience and know-how for this new edition. Before starting this new campaign, the situation for Tuchel’s men in the league is not ideal. With a reduced workforce at the start of the season, the capital club lost against Lens (0-1) and against OM (0-1). Underperformance which currently benefits Rennes, which is the leader of the championship. But PSG, little by little, is finding all its players, and no one should be able to resist the return of PSG, which has a series of victories in the league. After two best full matches in Nice (3-0) and against Reims (2-0), Paris reported its superiority against the amorphous Angevins (6-1) before the truce and confirmed that it was new in steamroller mode by controlling Nîmes at Costières (0-4) despite many absentees.
Very irregular for most of last season, Manchester sublimated after confinement to seize 3rd place in the Premier League thanks to a superb comeback, synonymous with qualification for the Champions League. A few weeks later, however, Manchester United will lose in the semi-final of the Europe League against Sevilla FC. In the continuity of this hesitant form, the formation of the Red Devils is groping at the start of the English championship. After only 3 days, Paul Pogba’s partners point to 16th place in the standings, with two defeats and one victory, and what a victory … on the lawn of a dominating Brighton who conceded an unfortunate penalty at the end of the game allowing Bruno Fernandes to open his goal counter. A success 3 goals to 2 which suggested big weaknesses in the men of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and it paid cash in stride. Tottenham took advantage of this breach, a week later, to come and correct the Mancunian formation at home, at Old Trafford (1-6). A defeat that is struggling to be cashed by the staff of Man United, already seeking a replacement for the Norwegian coach. The name of Mauricio Pochettino returns with insistence in the North of England.
The workforce for PSG vs Manchester United
While the Ligue 1 season is already well underway, PSG has decided to come forward in the last hours of the transfer market. In addition to the reinforcement of the Portuguese international Danilo Pereira (Porto), who will play a decisive role in this team, probably in place of Paredes in the long term, the club of the capital has strengthened at a lower cost. with the arrivals of Rafinha (Barcelona) and Moise Kean (loan Everton), in addition to Florenzi (Valencia) at the start of the season, who has established himself as an indisputable holder at the right-back position. Much more collective than in previous seasons, Kylian Mbappé has already delivered 4 assists in Ligue 1 for 2 goals. For this meeting, Kehrer and Icardi are injured while the participation of Marquinhos, Verratti and Draxler is not assured. Hit in the right thigh against Nîmes, Paredes is uncertain, as is Danilo Pereira (case of covid contact).
Among the visitors, the summer transfer window was rather interesting with the arrivals of Donny Van de Beek (Ajax Amsterdam), Alex Telles (Porto), and it ended with the arrival … of Edinson Cavani (PSG) who could make his reunion with his former club. As a goalkeeper, the excellent Dean Henderson (ex-Sheffield United, return from loan) came to compete with De Gea while Bruno Fernandes has established himself as the metronome of this team since his arrival at the last winter transfer window.
The compositions for PSG vs Manchester United
The probable composition of PSG:
Navas – Florenzi, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Kurzawa – Di Maria, Paredes, Verratti, Neymar – Mbappe, Kean.
Absent: Icardi, Kehrer (injured).
Doubtful: Marquinhos, Verratti, Draxler, Paredes, Pereira.
The planned tactical disposition (4-4-2):
Florenzi – Marquinhos – Kimpembe – Kurzawa
Di Maria – Verratti – Paredes – Neymar
Mbappe – Kean
Manchester United’s probable lineup:
de Gea – Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw – Pogba, Matic – Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford – Martial.
Absent: To come.
Uncertain: To come
The planned tactical disposition (4-2-3-1):
Wan-Bissaka – Lindelof – Maguire – Shaw
Pogba – Matic
Greenwood – Bruno Fernandes – Rashford
Key statistics for the match PSG vs Manchester United
PSG have scored more than 0.5 goals for 5 consecutive games.
Manchester United have scored and conceded more than 0.5 goals in 75% of the last 4 matches.
The last time both teams met in Paris in 2018/19, the game ended with goals from PSG and Manchester United (1-3).
PSG vs Manchester United Free Betting Tips
In a meeting between the two main candidates to finish in the top positions of the group (although Leipzig may have a say), the expectation is that of a very well played game, with moments of superiority for both teams. At home, PSG will look to add a triumph and be in control of the game, against a Manchester United who will hardly spend much time chasing the ball. Due to the offensive quality that exists on both sides, it is likely that the French and the English will create several opportunities, so the best investment will be in the market of both teams to score, odds 1.70.
Betting Tips: Both teams to score