Everything you have to know for Lionel Messi’s PSG debut

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Ligue 1 desk toppers PSG journey to the north of France on Sunday evening to face the Stade de Reims.

The Parisians are in a circus with switch hypothesis and in the midst of Real Madrid’s curiosity in Kylian Mbappé. Should he go to Spain, PSG are taken with shopping for Richarlison and even Erling Haaland.

If issues can not be cool for PSG, Lionel Messi is anticipated to make his debut on the Stade Auguste Delaune on Sunday.

Stade de Reims will merely proceed its newest kind, which has seen three attracts in a row to open the season.

Here is a 90 minute preview of the sport.

When is it kick off? Sunday 29 August, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? Stade Auguste DelauneWhich TV channel is it on? BT Sport 1 (UK), beIN Sports (USA)

The dwelling group might be with out Tasos Donis and Fraser Hornby as they each have thigh accidents.

Apart from the 2 strikers, Óscar García has a full squad to pick from on Sunday evening.

Sergio Ramos will miss Sunday’s match / John Berry / Getty Images

Juan Bernat (damaged ACL) and Layvin Kurzawa (calf) are injured and they’ll miss the sport in northern France.

Sergio Ramos might be absent after a calf damage, whereas Gianluigi Donnarumma and Neymar are nonetheless resting after getting back from worldwide service this summer time.

Reims: Rajkovic; Gravillon, Faes, Abdelhamid; Foket, Munetsi, Cassama, Konan; Chavalerin; Mbuku, Cafaro

PSG: Navas; Hakimi, Kimpembe, Kehrer, Diallo; Herrera, Verratti, Wijnaldum; Messi, Icardi, Di María

PSG received twice in opposition to Reims final 12 months / LOIC VENANCE / Getty Images

PSG beat Reims on each events in Ligue 1 final season.

Their first assembly was in September 2020 and objectives from Julian Draxler and Mauro Icardi gave the Parisians a 2-0 victory, whereas they received 4-0 within the return leg.

Reims final tasted success over PSG in September 2019, on a night that noticed Hassane Kamara and Boulaye Dia rating in a 2-0 victory on the Parc des Princes.

Sunday’s match must be a stroll for PSG, at the least on paper. But they face a well-disciplined and arranged Reims group that’s undefeated this season.

Despite the issues Reims could trigger the Parisians, PSG will discover a technique to get into area and rating objectives. When the floodgates open, a Messi-led masterclass is inevitable.

Expect a detailed sport to start out however when the primary objective is factors, PSG will play soccer for enjoyable.

Prediction: Stade de Reims 0-4 PSG

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