PSG vs Basel
UEFA Champions League – Group A
Date: Wednesday, 19th October, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris.
Paris Saint Germaine will look to maintain their winning streak when they host Swiss side FC Basel at Parc des Princess on Wednesday. PSG defeated Ludogorets 1-3 on the road in their last Champions League fixture, while FC Basel lost 2-0 to Arsenal.
PSG will enter this game from a 3-game winning streak, they have been on a good form. They have risen to 2nd in the Ligue 1 table with 19 points to their name, they are 4 points below the leaders.
PSG will come into this game from 1-2 away win over Nancy on Saturday, which will give them full confidence in this game. The Paris side have been beaten once in UEFA home games since 2006/2007 season, they have won 25 and drawn 15.
Meanwhile Basel will be aiming to go close the gap between them and PSG as they travel to Paris. They have just one point from the 2 games played so far, having drawn 1 and lost 1.
Basel are good in their league, they are almost running away with the title. They are floating on top of the table with 31 points, 13 points ahead of the team in 2nd position. They will enter this game from a 3-0 home win in the weekend and they will hope to put in another good performance in this game.
PSG vs Basel: Head to Head Statistics
PSG have never played against a Basel, also they have not played against a club based in Switzerland in a UEFA competition.
While Basel met French Ligue 1 sides on 11 previous occasions and won 4 drawn 4 and lost 3. But they haven’t won in four visits to France and their record in 4 matches is 2 draws and 2 defeats.
PSG vs Basel: Prediction
PSG are the favourites in this game, judging by the strength of their squad. Also PSG will aim to give in their best in their first encounter against a Swiss side. Both teams have been on a good scoring form, having scored at least 2 goals in 3 of their last 5 goals. With this stats, goals won’t be lacking in this game.
PSG vs FC Basel: Tips
Both Teams to Score & Over 2.5 goals at 2.40 (7/5).