PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1. Last year, in Ligue 2, Troyes neutralized all the competition. Three years after being relegated from Ligue 1, the Estac flew over the debates in this championship to afford the title of champion of the 2nd division and find the elite where it has never managed to maintain itself for more than one season during its last 4 visits.
It will not be easy for Laurent Battles’ players who are opposed to the Parisian ogre during this first day. Opposed to Clermont in their first friendly match, the Aubois bowed (1-2) before drawing against Nîmes (2-2). They were then able to win against Dijon (1-2) but were defeated by Metz (1-2) in their last match.
Troyes: Gallon – Salmier, Giraudon, Mutombo, Tardieu – Azamoum, Kouamé, Chambost – Kaboré, Lumeka, Ripart.
PSG: Navas – Hakimi, Diallo, Kimpembe, Kurzawa – Herrera, Gueye, Wijnaldum – Draxler, Icardi
For its part, PSG must recover after a rather average last season. If they reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, the Ile-de-France residents did not do the job on the national scene by taking only 2nd place in the Ligue 1 standings behind Lille, only missing the league title. for the 2nd time in nearly 10 seasons. PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1.
Fortunately for them, Mauricio Pochettino’s men saved the day by winning the Coupe de France at the expense of Monaco (2-0). Before the resumption, the Parisians were able to warm up by winning against Le Mans (4-0) before being held in check by Chambly (2-2) and recovering against Augsburg (2-1). Subsequently, they drew against Sevilla (2-2) before meeting Lille for the Champions Trophy. Coming on the form.
All loaned out last year, offensives Bozok (Lorient), Pintor (Lyon), and Gory (Cercles Brugges) returned to their respective clubs. The experienced Barthelmé has meanwhile joined Guingamp and the midfielder Rui Pires has taken over the management of Paços de Ferreira. On the other hand, defensive midfielder Kouamé (Lille) has definitely signed. PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1.
Also note the arrival of the excellent winger Mama Baldé (13 goals in L1 last season with Dijon), striker Kukharevyh (Rukh Kiev), doorman Moulin (Saint-Etienne), left side Larouçi (Liverpool) and that on loan from right-back Kaboré from Manchester City. PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1. Finally, the Estac broke its piggy bank to bring in the promising midfielder Metinho (Fluminense) and was able to do a pretty good job. The main player in the rise of his team with 16 goals, veteran striker Touzghar is still there.
No doubt annoyed by this last mixed season, PSG began the big maneuvers this summer by enlisting several high-ranking free players like Winjnaldum (Liverpool), Donnaruma (AC Milan), and Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) ). In addition to that, midfielder Danilo has definitely joined the club from the capital and the excellent right-back of Inter Akimi has also signed in favor of the Ile-de-France. PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1.
On loan, last season, goalkeepers Areola and Bulka and striker Kalimuendo are back at the club. Selected with the French Olympic team, the young defender Pembélé will not be present for this match. PSG vs Troyes Totalsportek is the first fixture of Ligue 1. In addition, Italians Florenzi and Kean are no longer at the club after seeing their loan period end. Absent during the Champions Trophy, executives like Marquinhos, Neymar, Mbappé, Kimpembé, Verratti, or Di Maria could be operational again