Match Today: Paris Saint-Germain vs Brest 10-09-2022 Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain, the French Ligue 1 champions, will seek to maintain their position at the top of the table when they welcome Brest at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.
And while the hosts have not lost in the First Division since March, the visitors are hoping to avoid a fourth defeat of the season.
After a near-perfect start to defending the Ligue 1 title, Paris Saint-Germain continued their strong run with a 2-1 win over Juventus in their opening Champions League match on Tuesday.
Kylian Mbappe followed up his double in a 3-0 league win over Nantes last weekend with two more goals to help the Parisian giants overtake Juventus - arguably their strongest opponents in Group H - at Parc des Princes.
Paris Saint-Germain vs Brest
Christophe Galtier will be pleased with how quickly his team has adapted to their 3-5-2 style since replacing Mauricio Pochettino over the summer.
The former Lille and Nice coach saw his new team win seven and draw in one of their first eight official matches of the season, scoring 30 goals and conceding only five.
Paris Saint-Germain, who top the Ligue 1 table with Marseille, will be confident to continue their 15-game unbeaten run in the league against Brest.
The Parisians have won each of their last 11 encounters against Brest, in a race dating back to September 2011, and should have some trouble claiming the maximum points again this weekend.
Brest vs Paris Saint-Germain
Brest is entering the new season at an all-time high after finishing 11th last season, its highest in Ligue 1 in more than 30 years.
However, Brest's side have struggled to land throughout this season, winning once, drawing twice and losing three of their first six league games.
After a heavy 7-1 defeat to Montpellier and a 3-1 loss to Rennes, Michel Der Zakarian would be at least happy to see his side stop the rot with a 1-1 home draw against Strasbourg last weekend, albeit with an extra man for nearly an hour into the competition.
Brest's only victory so far this season came against Angers - a 3-1 win on August 21 - but their chances of success on the road this weekend are slim, as they face a rampant PSG side that have scored at least two goals in each of their last nine encounters. against pirates.