Before challenging FC Barcelona in the Champions League, PSG must get rid of Nice at home this Saturday (5 p.m.), to put pressure on LOSC and OL in Ligue 1.
Before thinking of Barcelona, where he will move in three days, PSG must negotiate current affairs with the reception of OGC Nice this Saturday (5 p.m.), in Ligue 1. This match appears for the Parisians of Mauricio Pochettino as a final rehearsal before the big meeting that awaits them in the Champions League. This could be an opportunity for Kylian Mbappé’s teammates to put pressure on the two teams ahead of them in the standings, namely Lyon and especially Lille, the leader.
This match of the 25th day of Ligue 1 is broadcast live on Canal +, as well as of course on the radio on RMC and on the RMC Sport website and app.
No risk with Verratti
The Lyonnais receive Montpellier on Saturday (9 p.m.), while the Lille will face Brest on Sunday (5 p.m.), still at home. Three posters that should not allow to see more clearly at the top of the classification of the French championship. And if a surprise is not to be excluded, the positions should remain fixed between these three teams which dominate the Ligue 1. Against OGC Nice, Paris Saint-Germain will be deprived of Neymar and Di Maria, injured and both forfeit for Barcelona, but also Rafinha and especially Marco Verratti.
Regarding the Italian midfielder, essential in the organization of the Parisian game, a fortiori in the absence of Neymar, the Parisian staff wants to give themselves every chance to get him back in top form next week. Victim of a violent shock to the hip from Dimitri Payet against OM, the Italian international still feels discomfort. The staff not wishing to take the slightest risk in a context conducive to injuries, Verratti was put to rest. Paris however recovers Ander Herrera and Layvin Kurzawa.