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How Paris Saint-Germain could line up against Lyon

Sports Mole looks at how PSG could line up for Sunday's Ligue 1 clash with Lyon as the champions bid to extend their perfect start to the domestic season.

Paris Saint-Germain could extend their record for the best-ever start to a Ligue 1 season when they host Lyon at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.

The defending champions have won eight from eight to already soar eight points clear of the chasing pack, and also got off the mark in the Champions League on Wednesday with a thumping 6-1 win over Red Star Belgrade.

Sunday sees them host a Lyon side currently sitting fifth, but unbeaten in six games across all competitions, including an away triumph over Manchester City.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how Thomas Tuchel could set his side up for the contest.



Possible PSG XI vs. LYON

Out: Colin Dagba, Lassana Diarra, Dani Alves, Layvin Kurzawa, Adrien Rabiot (suspended)
Doubtful: None

PSG will be without Adrien Rabiot for this weekend's match after he picked up his third yellow card in less than 10 Ligue 1 games, which could see Marquinhos drafted in as a defensive midfielder alongside Marco Verratti.

The front four go into the match in good form having all got on the scoresheet against Red Star Belgrade in midweek, including a stunning hat-trick for Neymar.

Indeed, such was the level of their performance against the Serbian outfit that Rabiot's absence could be the only change Tuchel is forced into making this weekend.

Alphonse Areola and Gianluigi Buffon continue to play tug-of-war with the goalkeeper's jersey, but Areola has been the preferred choice over the past week or so and will hope to retain the gloves again on Sunday.

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Who will win Sunday's Ligue 1 clash between PSG and Lyon?

PSG
Draw
Lyon
PSG
76.9%
Draw
7.7%
Lyon
15.4%
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Caen on August 12, 2018
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG16142049103944
2Lille18104428171134
3Lyon179442920931
4Montpellier HSCMontpellier1685324121229
5Saint-EtienneSt Etienne177642522327
6Marseille168262925426
7Nice177551315-226
8Reims186751316-325
9StrasbourgStrasbourg185852823523
10Nimes176562624223
11Rennes176562325-223
12Bordeaux165651919021
13NantesNantes165562424020
14Angers164661921-218
15Toulouse174671526-1118
16Caen183871723-617
17Dijon174491628-1216
18AmiensAmiens1751111630-1416
19MonacoMonaco1734101627-1113
20GuingampGuingamp1715111234-228

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