Description: PSG Vs MAR Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Potential edge of the seat thriller loses its shine owing to Coronavirus.
Prior to the onset of the ongoing edition of Ligue 1, both PSG and Marseille saw a massive spurt of COVID positive cases in their squads. Both the sides were two of the worst impacted sides in Ligue 1 2020-21 with a bevy of players being ruled out due to the disease.
While Marseille have managed to see their entire squad successfully recover from Coronavirus ahead of the forthcoming outing, PSG continue to be fraught with positive cases. Its set to severely impact the club with almost all of their main attacking names set to be ruled out.
With almost a second string side lining up for them against newly promoted Lens, PSG found themselves slumping to a 1-0 defeat. While the identity of their playing 11 was no excuse for the defeat given Lens’ way inferior squad, PSG were more than happy to latch onto the reasoning as an excuse to justify the result.
PSG Vs MAR Dream11 Probable Winner
Marseille meanwhile needed no such flagrant reasons in their league opener. Despite themselves going with a makeshift side with players missing out left, right and centre, the side managed to prevail 3-2 in a five goal thriller against Brest.
And with players returning ahead of the day’s clash, we envision Marseille doling out a second defeat on the bounce to PSG. Marseille ended up second only to PSG last term and with a win during them massive favours today, the club will come hot out to perturb a paper thin PSG side.
Probable Playing 11
- Paredes, Mbappe and Navas are all still recovering from COVID with the trio set to miss out on the outing.
Rico, Kehrer, Diallo, Kimpembe, Bernat, Gueye, Verratti, Herrera, Sarabia, Kalimuendo, Jese
Mandanda, Sakai, Caleta-Car, Balerdi, Amavi, Kamara, Sanson, Strootman, Thauvin, Benedetto, Payet
Ligue 1 2020-21
Match: PSG Vs Marseille
Date And Time: 14th September, Monday- 12:30am IST
Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris
- Mbappe: 18 Goals, 5 Assists
- Duje: 2 Goals
Lens Vs PSG: 0-1
Brest Vs Marseille: 2-3
Dream 11 Picks
Despite playing their full defence the last time around, PSG still ended up conceding to Lens. And up against a ruthless Marseille side which struck three in its opening match, PSG will be overworked defensively one again.
They’ll have to rely on new signing Sergio Rico to rescue them on ample occasions. He has the capability to placate attacks to see him be inducted in our side for the outing.
Despite letting in two goals the last time around, a cleansheet looks likely for Marseille today. They take on a PSG side devoid of the services of Mbappe, Icardi and Neymar, a side massively depleted without these names as was evident against Lens.
It’s a blunt attack, one Marseille will be quietly confident of shunning from scoring. It sees us opt for the three defenders from the visiting team with all of Hiroki Sakai, Jordan Amavi and the club’s top scorer with 2 goals, Duke Caleta-Car being instilled in our setup.
After a solid season the last time around, Marseille’s Morgan Sanson has been quick to hit the ground running once again. He already has the one assist this season to add to his 5 goals and three assists from last term to make him our pick for the clash.
With 9 goals and 4 assists last season for his side the last season, Dmitri Payet also makes way into our setup for today. PSG elsewhere see us indulge in the pick of a trio as we compensate for all the picks from the side in this ambit.
We begin with Marco Verratti, the club’s finest player against Lens. He controlled the midfield, not only moving the ball around quickly but turning over possession as well to make him a must have pick for today.
CDM Ander Herrera joins up with him with Pablo Sarabia wrapping up our set of picks given his expertise in this massively dwindled attack.
Florian Thauvin ended up as his side’s winner in their season opener. With the one goal and two assists, he made a hand to play in every goal the club scored to help his side ease through to a 3-2 win.
The club’s top scorer from the bygone edition, striker Dario Benedetto completes our set of picks for the scrimmage.
Captain And Vice-Captain
The 11 goals for him last season see us make Dario our side’s captain while Payet is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Rico, Duje, Sakai, Amavi, Marco, Sanson, Ander, Sarabia, Payet, Dario, Florian
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.