LIVE: Dijon vs PSG

LIVE: Dijon vs PSG

PSG

6′ Assist Abdou Diallo

PSG

6′ Goal Moise Bioty Kean

5′ Kehrer plays a dangerous pass through into the penalty area for Mbappe, who is unable to get the ball out from under his feet as Racioppi comes off his line to make an awkward clearance.

4′ The set-piece is taken short to Mbappe, but Dijon get their defensive covering correct and win possession back near their own corner flag.

3′ Mbappe gets into a good crossing position on the left and chips it to the far post for Draxler – but it’s turned behind for a corner by a marking defender.

1′ Dijon get the match underway from the kick-off! 

Pochettino makes five changes of his own to the PSG XI that lost 2-0 to Monaco last weekend. Kehrer and Diallo replace Florenzi and Kurzawa in defence, the latter of the two pushing Kimpembe to left-back in order to play in the centre. Rafinha and Danilo are preferred to Paredes and Gueye in midfield, while Mauro Icardi drops out of the side for Draxler. 

Dijon make five changes to the side that lost 2-1 to Lens last time out, as Linares goes for wholesale changes in midfield and attack. A trio of Celina, Ebimbe and Cheikh replaces Marie, Wesley Lautoa and Ibrahim Ndong in the middle of the park, while Konate and Balde are preferred to Mounir Chouair and the suspended Aboubakar Kamara at striker.

PSG SUBS: Xavi Simons, Sergio Rico, Idrissa Gueye, Edouard Michut, Mitchel Bakker, Layvin Kurzawa, Colin Dagba, Pablo Sarabia, Timothee Pembele.

PSG XI (4-3-3): Keylor Navas; Thilo Kehrer, Marquinhos, Abdou Diallo, Presnel Kimpembe; Ander Herrera, Danilo Pereira, Rafinha; Julian Draxler, Moise Kean, Kylian Mbappe.

DIJON SUBS: Arthur Zagre, Yassine Benzia, Anibal Chala, Jordan Marie, Mihai-Alexandru Dobre, Frederic Sammaritano, Fouad Chafik, Roger Assale, Saturnin Allagbe.

DIJON XI (5-3-2): Anthony Racioppi; Ngonda Muzinga, Jonathan Panzo, Bruno Ecuele Manga, Senou Coulibaly, Sacha Boey; Bersant Celina, Eric Ebimbe, Pape Cheikh; Moussa Konate, Mama Balde.

With 20 minutes to go before kick-off, let’s take a look at how the two sides will line up today – starting with our hosts! 

Mauricio Pochettino looks to get his side back on track with a win after last week’s 2-0 defeat at home to Monaco. Paris sit third in what is the closest title race in France in quite some time – four points back of pace-setters Lille. With the best attack in the league, there’s no doubt that PSG will be looking to hit the back of the net early and often, despite the continued absence of Neymar and Angel Di Maria.

Dijon have 12 matches to make up the nine-point gap that separates relegation and safety, as David Linares’ side sit rock bottom with just under a third of the season left to play. On the back of six straight losses and 10 matches without a win – it will take a herculean effort from the hosts if they are to beat PSG for the first time since 2019 (losing by an aggregate score of 14-1 since then).

Hello and welcome to our LIVE commentary of the Ligue 1 fixture between Dijon and Paris Saint-Germain!

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