Neymar launches PSG perfectly

Messi misses his set piece

Free kick for Messi at 30 meters but his small center is returned by the Clermont defense!

NEYMAAAR’S BUUUUUUT!

Already 1-0 for PSG with a perfectly carried out action! Mendes launches Sarabia in depth who crosses back for Messi! The Argentinian misses his control – unless this discount is voluntary – and Neymar is behind, controls, and finishes the action at the level of the penalty spot!

Neymar strike!

Well served by Sergio Ramos, Hakimi overflows and crosses back for Neymar who aims for the near post with his shot! It’s hijacked and it grazes Diaw’s post!

Paris gets its foot back on the ball

The Parisians are regaining some possession but are yet to find Messi properly. Neymar loses a ball in front of the Clermont area.

Big Clermont pressure

PSG is under pressure with the many Clermont combinations! Allevinah crosses back for Andric who misses his control, too bad!

Clermont’s first header on target

That it already plays well on the side of Clermont with a triangle game which gives an overflow of Borges! He crosses towards Andric who places a header that is too weak!

KICK OFF FOR CLERMONT-PSG!

Paris Saint Germain return to Ligue 1 tonight at the Gabriel Montpied stadium in Clermont. Deprived of Mbappé, the Parisians want to start the Galtier era perfectly.

Stats that benefit PSG!

Tonight, Christophe Galtier will make his debut with PSG in Ligue 1, he who has never lost for his first alone on a bench of an elite club.

During the 2021-2022 financial year, PSG had dominated Clermont at the Parc des Princes (4-0), before winning even more widely in the return match (1-6).

Clermont will start a second season in a row in Ligue 1

With only 18 points taken at home in Ligue 1 last season, Clermont has the lowest total in this register among the teams still present this season. Saint-Étienne had 18 units, Bordeaux and Metz 16, but these formations are now in Ligue 2.

The Clermont composition

Diaw – Seidu, Wieteska, Ogier, Neto Borges – Gastien, Gonalons – Allevinah, Saracevic, Rashani – Andric

The composition of PSG, still in 3-4-1-2

As a reminder, Kylian Mbappé is forfeited

Donnarumma – Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe – Hakimi, Vitinha, Verratti, Nuno Mendes – Messi – Neymar, Sarabia.

Sold out game

10,800 people at the Gabriel Montpied, and this for almost 10 days

First for the Paris away jersey

For its first Ligue 1 match, PSG will wear its new away kit

The FFF has finally validated Galtier’s contract

RMC Sport is able to confirm the information from France Bleu, according to which the contract of Christophe Galtier at PSG was validated by the French Football Federation this Saturday. The Parisian coach sent a letter to the DTN committing to update his continuing professional training during the year. The catch-up date will be set very soon. All the details are here.

The probable line-up of PSG

Follower of 3-4-1-2 since his arrival on the Parisian bench, Christophe Galtier should continue with this system. The starting XI should be similar to that of the Champions Trophy, with the presence of Pablo Sarabia in attack in the absence of Kylian Mbappé.

The probable composition of PSG in Clermont: Donnarumma – Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe – Hakimi, Verratti, Vitinha, Mendes – Messi – Neymar, Sarabia

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Welcome to RMC Sport to follow live commentary on Clermont-PSG, match counting for the 1st day of Ligue 1. The kick-off will be given at 9 p.m. at the Gabriel-Montpied stadium. For his big first in the league at the head of the Parisian team, Christophe Galtier will be deprived of Kylian Mbappé, injured in the adductors.

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