Ligue 1 – Brest – Paris Saint-Germain on Match-day 38

Performance Report
Brest vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Edgar Martin

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Sunday at the Stade Francis-Le Blé, as Brest host PSG in the Ligue 1.

With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, second placed PSG remain in contention as they travel to sixteenth placed Brest.

Brest arrive at this match, having secured 41 points so far this season

Brest’s recent run of poor form will be worrying for manager Oliver Dall’Oglio, with a 0-0 draw to Montpellier in their last fixture, which followed a defeat to Nice. The Pirates will be fired up for this next match, but mustn’t throw caution to the wind.

Suffering 10 losses in 19 meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Oliver Dall’Oglio’s Brest will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is sixteenth in the League, and they have 41 points having won 11 matches, drawn eight games, and lost 18 fixtures.

Playing at home, Brest have won eight matches, drawn four fixtures, and lost six meetings.

Brest will have 44 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Brest are no strangers this Season to illness and injury and Oliver Dall’Oglio is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players.

Paris Saint-Germain arrive at this meeting with 79 points

PSG will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Reims 4-0 in their last match.

PSG keep finding ways to win, having secured 14 victories in their last 19 games is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With 79 points, they are established in second in the League having won 25 matches, drawn four meetings, and lost eight matches.

PSG have won 12 matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost three meetings of their 18 League matches on the road this season.

A victory for Paris Saint-Germain would put them on 82 points.

Good atacking and defensive team

It’s an easy statement to make, but to win you simply have to score more goals than your opponent. PSG have been consistently applying this principle, whilst remaining defensively solid as a unit this season, with 28 goals in their previous games. PSG will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (84). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Kylian Mbappe (26), Moise Kean (13), and Neymar (9).

PSG’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Mauricio Pochettino, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

Brest v Paris Saint-Germain Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen PSG with a greater number of wins. In the last 10 meetings, they have enjoyed nine victories, to Brest’s wins. Additionally, PSG have won nine out of 10 matches when visiting Brest. In their most recent meeting of this fixture, it Paris Saint-Germain secured a 0-3 away win.

For Brest, Steve Mounie scored
nine goals in 37 League games this season, while Kylian Mbappe contributed with
26 goals in 37 League fixtures this campaign for PSG.

Other standout players for Brest are Franck Honorat and Irvin Cardona with eight goals and eight goals respectively and for PSG are Moise Kean and Neymar with 13 goals and nine goals respectively.

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