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With only two rounds remaining of the current Ligue 1 campaign, a few things are about to fall into place, when Strasbourg welcome PSG at Stade de la Meinau.

Sitting top of the table, PSG claimed 84 points after 36 rounds, while Strasbourg have amassed 39 points. This ranks the latter as number 15 in the Ligue 1 before the next round.

PSG are hugely favoured to knock out Strasbourg from this competition. The latter will obviously put up a fight this coming Saturday but an away win still seem the most likely scenario.

Strasbourg step into their next home match this coming Saturday having scored a nice average of 1.9 goals in ten matches. They managed a total of 19 goals, while also allowing 12 goals against. That is an average of 1.2 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet four times in those matches.

PSG scored an average of two goals in ten matches for a total of 20 goals. They also conceded 11 goals or an average of 1.1 per game, as they managed two clean sheets.

The last time the pair played each other PSG came away as 2-1 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind this coming Saturday.

Strasbourg vs PSG Prediction

Strasbourg Form

Strasbourg look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 0-2 and 2-0 against Nantes and Nice respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Troyes, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Strasbourg managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Ligue 1. They drew none though, while losing twice in this series. They scored ten goals and conceded five times.

PSG Form

PSG look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Troyes, who were defeated by 1-3. Then, AC Ajaccio got outclassed in a 5-0 win, before beating Auxerre by 1-2. PSG collected a maximum six wins in their previous six away matches in the Ligue 1, which no away team naturally currently does better. They outscored their opponents by 14 goals to four along the way.

Head-to-head encounters tend to bring out the best in both sides, when it comes to goals. We see no reason for this trend to end here, and we expect an entertaining match once again between Strasbourg and PSG.

PSG won 11 of their previous 11 encounters with opponents from the bottom six of the Ligue 1. They scored 35 and conceded nine goals and collected 33 points. Strasbourg enjoy a record of nine wins, 12 draws and 15 defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. PSG put 27 wins, three draws and six defeats on the board in the Ligue 1.

Strasbourg vs PSG Stats

  • Strasbourg have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
  • Strasbourg have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 Strasbourg home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 5 Strasbourg matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Strasbourg have won 5 of the last 7 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In 10 of the last 12 PSG away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • PSG have scored in 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • PSG have won the last 5 away matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In the last 6 PSG matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • PSG have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Strasbourg vs PSG Squads

Strasbourg Squad

The 61-year-old Antonetti will select the starting eleven against PSG from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the Ligue 1 this season:

Eiji Kawashima (0/0), Matz Sels (0/36), Robin Risser (0/0), Alexander Djiku (1/31), Colin Dagba (0/19), Eduard Sobol (0/14), Frederic Guilbert (0/16), Gerzino Nyamsi (1/18), Ismael Doukoure (1/26), Lucas Perrin (0/25), Maxime Le Marchand (0/26), Thomas Delaine (0/16), Aymeric Ahmed (0/0), Benjamin Besic (0/0), Dany Jean (0/2), Dimitri Lienard (0/27), Ibrahima Sissoko (0/24), Jean Aholou (3/29), Jean-Ricner Bellegarde (1/28), Morgan Sanson (1/16), Mouhamadou Diarra (3/27), Nordine Kandil (0/7), Sanjin Prcic (1/28), Habibou Mouhamadou Diallo (20/35), Kevin Gameiro (9/32), Lebo Mothiba (3/19), Tom Saettel (0/0), Yuito Suzuki (1/2).

PSG Squad

Listed below is the full squad of PSG players that the manager Christophe Galtier will choose from for the upcoming game:

Alexandre Letellier (0/0), Gianluigi Donnarumma (0/36), Lucas Lavallee (0/0), Sergio Rico (0/0), Achraf Hakimi (5/27), El Chadaille Bitshiabu (0/11), Juan Bernat (1/27), Marquinhos (2/32), Nordi Mukiele (0/19), Nuno Mendes (1/23), Presnel Kimpembe (0/11), Sergio Ramos (1/31), Timothee Pembele (0/5), Carlos Soler (3/24), Danilo Pereira (2/31), Ismael Gharbi (0/5), Marco Verratti (0/27), Renato Sanches (2/21), Vitinha (2/34), Warren Zaire-Emery (2/24), Hugo Ekitike (3/24), Ilyes Housni (0/1), Kylian Mbappe (28/32), Lionel Messi (15/30), Neymar (13/20).

Strasbourg vs PSG Team News

Strasbourg might be looking at four missing players for their upcoming assignment against PSG.

Eiji Kawashima, Thomas Delaine, Colin Dagba and Nordine Kandil are missing from the squad, Strasbourg will field against PSGon Saturday.

PSG are juggling with three absent players on on Saturday when travelling to Strasbourg.

Renato Sanches, Nuno Mendes and Presnel Kimpembe all face a spell on the sidelines for PSG due to various injuries.

Strasbourg vs PSG Lineups

Strasbourg vs PSG H2H

The last time these two teams faced off against each other, PSG came away as 2-1 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome on Saturday. In last ten encounters between the clubs, PSG have been the dominant force winning six matches against Strasbourg. The bookies have PSG to win this match at best price odds of 8/13.

Strasbourg vs PSG Results

Betting on both teams to score in recent matches between Strasbourg and PSG would have made you a decent profit. Both teams found their way to the goal eight times in their previous ten matches. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 8/13 with the bookies.

Strasbourg vs PSG Betting Tips

Kylian Mbappe has a ball of a time for PSG, and we are quite certain he has no plans to ring out the season on the 28 goals he has managed at this point.

Of their 10 most recent games at Stade de la Meinau across all tournaments, Strasbourg won five times, drew two and lost three. PSG won seven of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing zero and losing three. It is a tough one to call who gets to draw first blood on Saturday. Strasbourg managed to open the scoring in no less than seven of their previous 10 league games at home. PSG have been equally quick to get off the mark, scoring the opener in seven of their last 10 away games.

There were more than three goals scored six times in the past ten encounters between Strasbourg and PSG, with the former averaging 1.4 goals a game. PSG scored 2.7 goals per game, while both teams to score paid out eight times in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Strasbourg’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in seven of the last ten matches that PSG played across all tournaments. They scored two times on average in the process.