Paris Saint Germain vs Anderlecht
UEFA Champions League
Date: Tuesday, 31st October 2017
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Parc des Princes (Paris).
PSG look to cement their place for the knockout phase of the Champions League with a win against Anderlecht on matchday 4.
Having won three on the bounce, PSG sit at the top of the group with a 3-point cushion over Bayern Munich. They won finish as group winners unless something extraordinary happen in the remaining rounds.
A win against Anderlecht will send PSG into the knockout round, if Bayern avoid a defeat against Celtic.
Anderlecht are on 0 points after losing all three group games. Their Champions League campaign will come to an end if they fail to beat PSG on Tuesday.
The Belgians haven’t scored a goal in their three group games so far. Also the 10 goals conceded in the process is one of the worst defensive record in the campaign.
Meanwhile, PSG are firing from all cylinders and scored 12 goals without conceding. Neymar, Cavani and Mbappe have all put their name on the score-sheet in the process.
PSG vs Anderlecht: Head-to-head
There has been 5 meetings between the two sides i n UEFA competitions and PSG are unbeaten with 3 wins and 2 draws. However, the two games played at their home are draws.
PSG versus Belgian clubs: 4W,4D,1L from 9 matches. Unbeaten at home with 2 wins and 2 draws from 4.
Anderlecht versus French clubs: 7W,10D,6L from 23 games. Away in French soil 3W,6D,2L from 11.
PSG vs Anderlecht: Predictions
PSG are unbeaten since the start of the season and mast of their key players are in excellent touch. We are expecting Unai Emery to rotate the squad with this being their fourth game in the space of 12 days.
But, Neymar was absent in weekend’s game due to suspension and will be fresh and fit to take the field at Parc des Princes on Tuesday. With Thiago Motta being the only causality for Emery, it will a strong squad on the sheet against Anderlecht.
The Belgians haven’t found their rhythm or consistency this season. Their priority will be to avoid a humiliating defeat here.
PSG vs Anderlecht: Bet Tips
PSG -1.5 Asian Handicap for 2.02 odd.
Neymar to score anytime @ 1.40.
All Odds courtesy of 888Sport
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