After their Champions League master class, Paris Saint-Germain will turn their attention to the French league as they travel to Stade de la Beaujoire to face Nantes in the 25th round of the 2021/22 Ligue 1 season.
Venue: Stade de la Beaujoire (Nantes)
The 31 goals Nantes have scored in the league this season is the least of the top 12 teams in Ligue 1.
The hosts have only lost one of their last nine league games (W6, D2).
They have three clean sheets from their last five games in all competitions.
Paris Saint-Germain have won their last four Ligue 1 games.
The visitors are unbeaten in their last seven away games in all competitions (W4, D3).
No side (ahead of the weekend) across Europe’s top five leagues has scored more goals after the 80th minute than PSG’s 13
Head to head
PSG are dominant in this fixture, winning 13 out of the last 15 head-to-head meetings with Nantes (W2).
Latest performances in all competitions
Nantes welcome PSG to the Stade de la Beaujoire-Louis Fonteneau on Saturday night in round 25 of the French Ligue 1.
Nantes off the back of a one-nil win over Reims lock horns with runaway league leaders Paris Saint Germain who sit at the top of the Ligue 1 summit with a 13 point gap over second-placed Marseille.
Nantes are ninth on the table and eleven points off fourth-placed Strasbourg, heading into round 25.
they can look back to a 2-1 win over PSG back in 2021 as a morale boost. They will feel motivated and hopeful to get an unlikely win against the league leaders.
Possible Nantes starting line-up
Alban Lafont; Jean-Charles Castelletto, Dennis Appiah, Nicolas Pallois; Quentin Merlin, Pedro Chirivella, Andrei Girotto, Fabio; Moses Simon, Kolo Mauni; Ludovic Blas.
Injured: Kalifa Coulibaly, Samuel Moutoussamy
PSG travel to Nantes on Saturday night to take on an in-form Nantes team who have won all but one of their last five games in all competitions.
The visitors come into this tie off the back of an impressive display against Real Madrid in the Champions League. They have been equally dominant in the league losing only once all season.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men will look to consolidate on their impressive showing against Real Madrid by taking maximum points against Nantes, and a win will see them go further ahead in the top of the league.
The capital club are on course to reclaim the title after losing out to Lille last season. A win in this game will validate their position as the most dominant team in the French League.
Possible PSG starting line-up
Gianluigi Donnarumma; Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Marco Verratti, Idrissa Gueye, Gini Wijnaldum; Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Angel di Maria..
Injured: Sergio Ramos, Edouard Michut
Nante 1-3 PSG