However, PSG are likely to have been overtaken by either Marseille or Lyon by the time they kick off at Stade de la Mosson.
Danger man Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has scored 12 goals in 14 games this term, misses out through suspension.
Mid-table Montpellier have endured a slow start to their campaign and have won just once in five league games at home.
La Paillade were eliminated from the Champions League on Tuesday, following a 3-1 defeat at Olympiakos.
Manager Rene Girard has stated that Sunday's match against PSG is the ideal occasion to refocus his disappointed players.
Montpellier: Jourdren, Bocaly, Yanga-Mbiwa, Hilton, Bedimo, Marveaux, Mounier, Cabella, Saihi, Belhanda, Camara
PSG: Sirigu, Silva, Sakho, Maxwell, Van der Wiel, Menez, Matuidi, Chantome, Verratti, Pastore, Hoarau
Sports Mole says: 1-2