PSG Vs STE Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Football returns to France after four months as PSG lay claim to yet another trophy
Suspended way back in March after Coronavirus ended up shrouding France as well in its unsavoury grip, the Coupe de France 2019-20 finally returns. Fortuitous to survive the global pandemic unlike Ligue 1 which was truncated altogether, the tournament will see its summit clash be completed this Saturday.
For football in the country, today’s imminent encounter will offer an insight into what to expect once the 2020-21 edition of Ligue 1 commences in the forthcoming month. The final will also help fill in a colossal void with football set to take to the middle after a long hiatus of four months.
While many lambasted the French association’s decision to curtail Ligue 1 completely, St. Etienne formed part of the few clubs who regaled in the move. In 16th place before Coronavirus unleashed its horrid face, the development to wrap up the league ensured survival for St. Etienne with the both three clubs at the stage being relegated.
They might have had luck on their side in that developing narrative but unfortunately luck won’t be standing besides St. Etienne when they take on PSG in the showpiece summit clash today. Sailing to yet another title courtesy of the league being wrapped up midway, PSG are making an advent into this encounter having beaten Celtic 4-0 in their most recent practice match.
While St. Etienne’s wins over Rennes and AS Monaco to reach this stage were immensely impressive, in PSG they are coming across an unstoppable juggernaut, a side which will school them to lift the trophy in aplomb today.
Probable Playing 11
- PSG will be without the injured duo of Juan and Diallo for the imminent encounter.
- Silva, Adil and Lois will all be sitting out the final for St. Etienne pertaining to their injuries.
Keylor Navas, Marquinhos, Thilo Kehrer, Layvin Kurzawa, Thomas Meunier, Leandro Paredes, Idrissa Gueye, Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani, Neymar, Pablo Sarabia
Stephane Ruffier, Jessy Moulin, Theo Vermot, Stefan Bajic, Mathieu Debuchy, Timothee Kolodziejczak, Loic Perrin, Miguel Trauco, Leo Lacroix, Sergi Palencia, Gabriel Silva
Premier League 2019-20
Match: PSG Vs St. Etienne
Date And Time: 25th July, Saturday- 12:40am IST
Venue: Stade de France, Paris
Top Goal Scorer
- Kylian Mbappe: 18 Goals, 5 Assists
- Bouanga: 10 Goals, 3 Assists
PSG vs Dijon: 4-0
St. Etienne Vs Bordeaux: 1-1
PSG Vs STE Dream11 Goal-Keeper
St. Etienne’s Moulin is going to be in for one of his toughest matches of his career today. Up against a well rested PSG side hungry to use this tie as practice for its imminent Champions League encounter against Atalanta, the goal-keeper is going to be called on repeatedly to save a hoard of shots.
Luckily for the club, he’s someone equipped with the knowhow to navigate such situations, a skill set which should see him pull off a good amount of saves.
PSG Vs STE Dream11 Defenders
Such is the dominance of PSG’s attacking department that it becomes extremely easy to ignore the defensive side of the game. However, akin to the attacking names, the defenders are worthy of plaudits as well with the backline showing why it plays such a quiessential role in the team with two cleansheets on the bounce prior to this fixture.
And up infront of a side which has struggled to score traditionally, this could easily end up with yet another typical cleansheet for PSG. It’s a discourse which has our backing to us indulge in the services of the trivalent of Thiago Silva, Thilo Kehrer and Layvin Kurzawa.
Timothee will meanwhile be our singular pick from the opposition, a player who is imbued in our team courtesy of his expansive skill set which has allowed him to maraud his way into the side’s attacks as well.
PSG Vs STE Dream11 Midfielders
With 8 goals and 4 assists, Angel will become the singular name to be snagged by us from PSG for this one. St. Etienne on the other hand will see us immerse ourselves in a duo with us opting for the CDM pairing from the side, two names who’ll be overworked as they are consistently asked to rescue the side from the wave after wave of PSG attack sent down its way.
And in the resolute and perseverant partnership of Yann M’Vila and Mahdi Camara, the side has two plucky and gritty players, names capable of emerging as a silver lining for the team in this one.
PSG Vs STE Dream11 Strikers
If anyone needed any reminding of what this PSG side is capable of in the attacking docket, the team was more than ready to help refresh their memory. The side scored 13 goals in its last two encounters, a number which paid testament to how they have torn teams into shreds in France.
And at the front of their attacking might is Kylian Mbappe with the 18 goals and 5 assists to see him become the first pick from the club. The 13 goals and 6 assists for Neymar see him come up as well along with striker Marco Icardi who has scored on the 12 occasions for the side.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His side’s top scorer, Mbappe captains our side while Neymar is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Moulin, Silva, Kehrer, Kurzawa, Timothee, Angel, Camara, Yann, Icardi, Neymar, Mbappe
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