After three draws against Metz, Lille, and Bordeaux, Olympique Lyonnais is looking for a win. As a result, they have plummeted to 13th place in the French Ligue 1 with 24 points after 18 games. So far, they’ve won six games, drawn seven, and lost five. They might be 22 points behind Paris Saint-Germain. They hold the best home record in the league, with four victories and four draws. They have scored 26 goals and surrendered 26 goals in the 18 games they have played. Lucas Paqueta, a Brazilian, is the team’s highest goal scorer with six goals so far. They have a long list of players missing the next clash including Tino Kadewere, Islam Slimani, Karl Toko Ekambi due to international duty, and Jason Denayer, Sinaly Diomande, Henrique, Lenny Pintor, and Jeff Reine-Adelaide.
Paris Saint-Germain had three draws in their last five league matches, but only one loss so far this season. As a result, they lead Ligue 1 with 46 points after 19 games, with 14 victories, four ties, and one defeat. With six wins and three ties on the road, they hold the best away record in the league. They’ve scored 39 goals, the most in the league while allowing only 17 to their opponents. Kylian Mbappe leads the team in goal scoring with nine. He also leads the assist category with eight assists. Idrissa Gueye, Abdou Diallo and Achraf Hakimi will be out for international duties, while Gianluigi Donnarumma, Layvin Kurzawa, Danilo Pereira, Nathan Bitumazala, Sergio Rico have the Covid-19. Apart from them, Neymar and Julian Draxler will be out due to injuries.