Nice – Paris SG Prediction & Picks (18.10.2019)



Nice and PSG measure strength in Allianz Riviera, in a match for the 10th round of League 1. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 5 games won 4 and lost 1. Indeed, the The last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 29‑09-2018, in a match for League 1 that ended PSG’s victory by (0‑3). Neymar (22 ‘e 90’) and C. Nkunku (46 ‘) scored the match goals for PSG. Attention to the home factor, since Nice usually conquers different results at home and abroad.


The home team is currently in 9th position, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Lille by (1‑1). In the last game, he lost out against Nantes by (1‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Nice won 7 points in 12 possible, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games he played in his stadium. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always suffered goals in the last 9 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they scored goals in 8 of the last 9 games for this competition. In 9 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times, but got the comeback in 2.

Nice comes to this game with little motivation, after a 1-0 loss to Nantes, adding their third consecutive game without a victory in this French championship. In spite of this phase, the local club may have a different performance, since it had the pause for the matches of the national teams to improve the negative aspects. Even so, and despite being playing at home, coach Patrick Vieira must present a defensive team, waiting for his rival in his defensive midfield. Midfielder Wylan Cyprien stands out in this Nice team, as he is very strong in organizing the offensive process. Out of this game is Adam Ounas, due to physical problems.


The visiting team is currently in 1st position, with 21 points won, after 7 wins and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Bordeaux by (0-1). In the last match, he won at home against Angers by (4-0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 28 goals scored and 21 suffered; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 37 goals scored and 9 suffered. For the championship, the PSG conquered 9 points in 12 possible, after 3 victories and 1 defeat in the last 4 matches played as a visitor. The defense has been strong and only suffered goals in 2 of the last 9 matches, and their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 8 of the last 9 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 8 of his last 9 games for League 1, of these 8 he came to the break in advantage in 3 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 7 .

Paris Saint-Germain comes for this match after a 4-0 victory against Angers, adding the second consecutive victory in this French championship: Neymar, Gueye, Sarabia and Icardi scored the goals of the match. Keep in mind that Parisians have won the last 3 games away from home. In this match against Nice, coach Thomas Tuchel is expected to keep the team 4-3-3, with Ángel Dí María, Pablo Sarabia and Mauro Icardi as the most advanced men of the visiting team: the first player is very fast and strong when it comes to finishing. On the other hand, Brazilian Neymar is the best gunner in Paris Saint-Germain, however, he will be absent due to injury. In addition to this player, the coach does not have Cavani, Mbappe, Draxler, Dagba and Kehrer, also with physical problems.

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