Paris SG – Manchester Utd PREDICTION (20.10.2020)

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Paris SG – Manchester Utd SOCCER PICKS

PSG and Manchester United meet at Parc des Princes, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). There are only 2 recent head-to-head matches between these two teams: on 06-03-2019, which ended with the victory of Manchester United by (1‑3), and on 12-02-2019, which ended with the victory of PSG by (0‑2). In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.

PSG:

The home team will make its debut in this edition of the competition, since they did not have to play any of the qualifying rounds prior to this group stage. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 12 victories, 1 draw and 2 losses as a visitor, with 48 goals scored and 11 suffered; against 11 victories, 2 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 41 goals scored and 12 suffered. In the last match they played, for Ligue 1, they beat Nîmes away by (0‑4). In their last 10 home matches PSG has recorded 8 wins and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Paris Saint-Germain came to this match motivated, after a 0x4 victory in the visit to the Nimes stadium: Mbappé, Florenzi and Pablo Sarabia scored the winning goals. The local team usually plays in a tactical system at 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced players are Kean, Pablo Sarabia and Mbappé. The home team chooses to adopt a game of ball possession, attacking preferably through the central zone. In the most central area of ​​the terrain, Gueye, Paredes and Rafinha may act. The coach will not be able to count on Mauro Icardi, Julian Draxler, Marco Verratti, Danilo Pereira, Juan Bernat, Thilo Kehrer and Marquinhos, due to injury.

Manchester United :

The visiting team will make its debut in this edition of the competition, since it did not have to play any of the qualifying rounds prior to this group stage. This is a team that curiously has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after an away win against Newcastle United by (1‑4). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Manchester United have won 8 and lost 2. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, since he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, they conceded the first goal 8 times, but got the comeback in 3.

Manchester United come to this game motivated, after a 1×4 away win at Newcastle’s stadium visit: Maguire, Bruno Fernandes, Wan-Bissaka and Rashford scored the winning goals. The visiting team generally operates in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring quick transitions, mainly through the flanks. One of the strengths of the visiting team is the way it manages to take advantage of the dangerous situations it manages to create. The three most advanced players will be Rashford, Daniel James and Juan Mata, providing the Manchester club with various solutions to create danger. Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must have all the players at his disposal.


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