Paris Saint Germain vs Arsenal
UEFA Champions League – Group A
Date: Tuesday, 13th September, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris.
The Group stages of the UEFA Champions League for 2016/2017 season will kick of Tuesday 12 September 2016. PSG will be hosting Arsenal at Parc des Princess as the 2 teams hope for a better start to the new Champions League season.
Paris Saint Germain failed to win again in their weekend Ligue 1 game, they played out a 1-1 draw against Saint-Etienne. Prior to that, PSG lost 3-1 away to Monaco in the previous week, they are now two games without a win. Nevertheless, PSG enter the season with a good form, they won all their pre-season fixtures, also they won their first two league games before succumbing to Monaco and. Eventually drawing with Saint-Etienne. The Paris club nearly grabbed all 3 points on Friday as Lucas Moura put them 1-0 ip in the 67th minute, but R. Beric’s stoppage time goal pulled the two teams level and denied PSG the maximum points.
Arsenal will enter this game from a 2-1 win over Southampton on Saturday afternoon, though the 3 goals in the game were scored by Arsenal players. Petr Cech’s own goal put the visitors in front in the 18th minute, but L. Kolscielny equalised for Gunners in the 29th minute. The game looked like it will end in stalemate until the 90th minute when Santi Cazorla scored from the spot kick. They are now unbeaten in their last 3 games, with 2 wins and a draw.
The other teams in Group A of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League are FC Basel and Ludogorets Razgrad.
PSG vs Arsenal: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have met twice in the past, One of the fixtures ended in draw while Arsenal won the other. The two teams last met each other in 1993/1994 UEFA Cup winners Cup.
It might interest you that Arsenal are currently on a winning streak in their last 7 games against French clubs. Wenger will be looking forward to extend that record.
PSG vs Arsenal: Prediction
Both teams are in same phase of form, they have both lost once, drawn once and twice this season.
Arsenal have shown they are good offensively, they have scored at least 2 goals in 3 of their 4 games this season. PSG are also good upfront, they have scored n every of their last 4 games, and they have score at least 3 goals in 2 of their last 4 games.
The game will more likely end in draw considering the qualities in the two teams. The Gunners also would be eager to maintain their unbeaten record, or even keep up with the winning streak.
PSG vs Arsenal: Bet Tips
Both Teams To Score at 1.75 (3/4)
First Half – Over 0.5 goals at 1.36 (4/11).