There can't be many occasions when Toulouse have arrived at the Parc de Princes ahead of their hosts Paris Saint-Germain in the table - a novel situation created by a surprise result in the French top-flight last weekend.
While the reigning champions suffered a 2-1 defeat at Rennes, Toulouse, who finished four points clear of the Ligue 1 relegation zone in May, maintained their unbeaten record and will be looking to spring a further surprise on Sunday night.
Toulouse would arguably be among the teams PSG fans would pick given a choice of opponents to play in search of a return to winning ways.
The Violets have only scored more than once in two of their last 20 away games and have a dismal record at PSG, losing on nine of their last 10 visits.
PSG began this season with a 3-0 home win against Nimes and coach Thomas Tuchel insists he is not unduly concerned by their subsequent first loss.
Although it took until December for his squad to taste defeat last season, Tuchel has pragmatically admitted that there were games they could have lost earlier, adding that their performance last weekend could have produced victory.
Tuchel's Toulouse counterpart, Alain Casanova, was unimpressed with his side's showing in their win over Dijon, voicing concern that his players had been too cautious during the first half.
The coach praised his players for their desire after the interval, adding that improvements are needed despite a deserved win.
PSG won both meetings between these sides 1-0 last season, but the Paris fixture between them two seasons ago was far more memorable than either of those victories.
Neymar, who had just arrived for a club record fee, scored twice and provided two assists in a 6-2 win for PSG that day.
Making his home debut, the striker also won a penalty that Edinson Cavani, the scorer of PSG's opener in Rennes before they fell to defeat, converted as part of the emphatic victory.
Paris Saint-Germain form: WLW
Toulouse form: WD
Neymar is expected to miss a third successive game for PSG, although he has trained with an ankle knock and Tuchel says he expects the wantaway Brazilian to stay at the club until a replacement is signed.
New arrival Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, signed from Besiktas, could start in central defence as Casanova looks for more from his players.
Striker Corentin Jean remains absent with a cruciate ligament injury but Jean-Victor Makengo, their matchwinner against Dijon, has recovered after leaving the field as a precaution with less than a quarter of an hour to play.
Paris Saint-Germain possible starting lineup:
Aréola; Marquinhos, Silva, Diallo, Bernat; Draxler, Gueye, Verratti; Sarabia, Cavani, Mbappe
Toulouse possible starting lineup:
Reynet; Amian, Diakite, Isimat-Mirin, Sylla; Sangare, Vainqueur; Dossevi, Makengo, Gradel; Koulouris
We say: Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Toulouse
PSG fans might be brandishing banners telling Neymar to disappear but a glance at the goalscorers in that comfortable win over Nimes shows the class they have.
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