Oct 25, 2014 at 4pm UK at ​Parc des Princes
PSGParis Saint-Germain
3-0
Bordeaux
Lucas (45' pen., 49' pen.), Lavezzi (81')
Motta (15'), Sirigu (75')
van der Wiel (28')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bordeaux

Sports Mole looks ahead to this Saturday's Ligue 1 encounter between second- and third-placed teams Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux.

Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux head into this Saturday's Ligue 1 encounter on level points, with both sides the closest challengers to current league leaders Marseille.

Laurent Blanc's side are unbeaten so far in the league this season, but they are yet to get into their stride as they reside seven points adrift of Marseille after 10 games.

Despite avoiding a blemish on their league record so far, PSG have won just four of their 10 fixtures and have found the back of the net 18 times, with Edinson Cavani scoring four.

The Argentina international is expected to continue leading the way this weekend in the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who remains on the treatment table.

PSG head into the match on the back of a slender 1-0 win over APOEL in the Champions League on Tuesday, with Cavani rescuing his side a point.

Bordeaux, who currently sit third in the table, started the league strongly with three straight victories, but have experienced an inconsistent run, which includes two defeats on the road.

Willy Sagnol's side have not won a game in Ligue 1 since September 28 when they sealed a late 2-1 triumph over Rennes on home turf.

Thiago Silva and David Luiz are expected to resume in defence for the home side, while Nicolas Maurice-Belay and Diego Rolan are likely to provide the attacking threat for Bordeaux.

In the last five meetings between the two sides, Bordeaux have not won one fixture.

Recent form

Paris Saint-Germain: DDWDDW

Bordeaux: LWDWLD

Possible starting lineups

Paris Saint-Germain: Sirigu; Van der Wiel, Thiago Silva, Luiz, Maxwell; Verratti, Motta, Matuidi; Lucas Moura, Cavani, Pastore

Bordeaux: Carrasso; Faubert, Mariano, Poundje, Pallois; Sertic, Plasil, Diabate, Poko; Maurice-Belay, Rolan

Sports Mole says: 2-1

Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (L) celebrates with his teammate Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) French midfielder Blaise Matuidi after scoring a goal against Apoel on October 21, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG21182167155256
2Lyon21136249212845
3Marseille21135343222144
4MonacoMonaco21134448212743
5NantesNantes2110471920-134
6Nice219482731-431
7GuingampGuingamp218582326-329
8Montpellier HSCMontpellier2161051814428
9Rennes218492630-428
10Caen2183101422-827
11Dijon2174102942-1325
12StrasbourgStrasbourg216692435-1124
13Bordeaux2165102331-823
14Saint-EtienneSt Etienne2165102036-1623
15Angers2141072531-622
16AmiensAmiens2164111723-622
17Lille2164111932-1322
18Troyes2163122131-1021
19Toulouse2155111930-1120
20Metz2143141735-1815
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