Sports PSG official line-up vs Brest: Pochettino does Tuchel with Danilo!
Tuchel: Kante's ball-winning strengths not used well enough by Chelsea team-mates
The France international's ability to start counter-attacking moves has been wastedTammy Abraham was substituted at half-time after failing to make an impact at St Mary's. Callum Hudson-Odoi, who came on for him, was ruthlessly substituted in the second half after failing to impress his manager.
PSG faces Brest this Saturday (9:10 p.m.) as part of the round of 16 of the Coupe de France. Here is the official Parisian composition.Three days after winning in Bordeaux (0-1, 28th day of Ligue 1), Paris Saint-Germain is moving this Saturday to Brest to get there play his round of 16 in the Coupe de France. Facing the Bretons, Mauricio Pochettino found part of his workforce and took the opportunity to blow some men away while others are back. But that's not all. Read also: OM: Ravanelli confirms a double snub Because if Kylian Mbappé is back as the holder after his suspension match against the Girondins de Bordeaux, what will be talking about the presence of Danilo Pereira as ... central defender. A decision that recalls the choice of Thomas Tuchel who had also placed the Portuguese in defense and had been mocked for it. What will it be for Mauricio Pochettino? Sarabia holder Against the Brestois, Pablo Sarabia will start the match, just like Julian Draxler, while the duo Verratti-Paredes are gathered in the midfield, assisted by Ander Herrera. Behind, Abdou Diallo is therefore associated with Pereira, in front of a Sergio Rico holder to blow Keylor Navas. The official composition of PSG: Rico - Kehrer, Danilo, Diallo, Bakker- Herrea, Paredes, Verratti - Sarabia, Mbappé, Draxler
PSG needs Neymar return to boost its fading title defence .
PARIS — When Paris Saint-Germain broke the world transfer record to buy Neymar four years ago, it was with dreams of conquering Europe in mind. Now PSG needs him to reignite a flagging league title defence which could go off the tracks with a loss at Lyon on Sunday. Neymar, who has been out for two months with his latest injury since joining for 222 million euros ($265 million) from Barcelona, looks ready to play at least a part against Lyon, and that is a relief for coach Mauricio Pochettino. “He’s getting better every day,” Pochettino said. “If he's available against Lyon it would be good for the whole team.