Match Today: Paris Saint-Germain vs Nice 10-01-2022 French League
Paris Saint-Germain will be keen to maintain their strong start to the 2022-23 season when they welcome Nice to the Parc des Princes on Saturday.
Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain receive Nice at the Parc des Princes as Ligue 1 matches resume this weekend after the international break. The Parisians are unbeaten this season in the league and they are the team to beat by far. Christophe Galtier's team has not only scored the most goals, but also has the best defense in the French Ligue 1. Having lost only two points from their first eight matches, Nice will be hard-pressed to get a result that night. The Nice club side have had a tough season so far and have won only two of their first eight matches. They are only three points out of the bottom three and could be dragged into a relegation battle if results don't improve soon. Nice VV are likely to start with this austere 4-4-2 formation hoping to cut the service against the dynamic front three of PSG. Nice can make a surprise in their day but they haven't started this season yet. The PSG shock would be a good place to start for Favre and his teammates.
Paris Saint-Germain vs Nice
Nice will be without Jean-Clair Todibo in the match. The Frenchman made history when he was sent off against Angers after just nine seconds, the fastest red card in Ligue 1 history. He is now suspended for the match against Paris Saint-Germain. While Paris Saint-Germain is not only a hugely superior team but also in the shape of their lives. Ness made several promising moves last summer, but their list has yet to hit its all-time high. However, they are outdoing PSG in recent confrontations and it remains to be seen if Lucien Favre can pull one of them out of the hat at Parc des Princes. Aaron Ramsey is also nursing a hamstring injury and is sure to start the night. He is likely to settle for a seat on the bench. Lucien Favre is a veteran of the game and will be keen to extend his team's three-game undefeated streak of champions, something not many French clubs can claim.
Nice vs Paris Saint-Germain
Nice was one of the two teams that avoided defeat against Paris Saint-Germain last season in Ligue 1. With 26 goals from eight matches, Paris Saint-Germain topped the scoring list in the Ligue 1 this season. Nice have scored only five times, a tally better than only last-placed Ajaccio. Paris Saint-Germain have not lost at home to Nice since 2009, a streak that stretches to 11 matches. Paris Saint-Germain have failed to score in their last three games against Nice. Nice. This is the first time the Parisians have managed this feat since their takeover of the Middle East. Paris Saint-Germain are currently unbeaten in their last 17 Ligue 1 matches. This is the longest period in the Ligue 1 at the moment. Nice have failed to score in four Ligue 1 matches this season. Apart from Ajaccio, all other first division clubs managed to perform better. Paris Saint-Germain won their previous two Ligue 1 matches 1-0. The last time they failed to score more than one goal in three consecutive Ligue 1 matches was in September 2020.