Champion’s League hopefuls PSG, travel to Metz on Wednesday, as first takes on twentieth in the League.
FC Metz to host Paris Saint-Germain Amid Relegation Battle
If Metz’s season is to maintain on track, they must put their recent poor form to an end in this game. In their last two outings, they lost 3-0 at RC Strasburg and 0-2 at Troyes.
Getting out of a relegation battle requires a string of positive results, but Frederic Antonetti’s men know that two losses in two matches is a run of form that will be hard to turn around. With three points, they currently sit twentieth in the League drawn three meetings and lost three matches.
Metz have drawn two fixtures and lost one game of their three League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take FC Metz’s points to 6 in the League.
Metz’s squad has depth, but even so, Frederic Antonetti is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Wednesday’s game.
To retain first position in the Ligue 1 is Paris Saint-Germain’s target this week
Can PSG make it three out of three, having turned over Lyon 2-1 and Clermont Foot 4-0 in their last two games?
With 18 points so far this season, they have secured the top spot in the Ligue 1 having won six matches.
PSG have won three matches of their three League matches playing away this season.
Paris Saint-Germain will want to keep the pressure on their rivals as they sit at the top of the table, a win will take them to 21 points and keep their momentum going forward.
PSG’s squad will likely be depleted of six of their key players when they start on Wednesday, due to injury or illness.
FC Metz v Paris Saint-Germain – Head-to-Head.
The recent form between these two sides has seen PSG with a greater number of wins. In the last 36 meetings, they have enjoyed 25 wins, to Metz’s six wins. Also, PSG have won all twelve of the last 19 fixtures played against Metz. Their most recent encounter in this competition was April 2021, when Paris Saint-Germain walked away as 1-3 winners. Previous matches between this pair have been high-scoring affairs and the odds of both sides finding the net on Wednesday are high (56.82%) so it should be an entertaining match.
PSG have a favourable 78.74 percent probability of a win.