PSG–OL: Two attacks ready to duel
Sometimes they haven't had much to do, but they shouldn't be bored on Sunday night. The Parisian Keylor Navas and Lyon's Anthony Lopes, arguably two of the best goalkeepers in Ligue 1, have had, in some matches, less work than their opposite numbers. But when the most prolific attacks since the start of the season turn out in what looks to be an intense duel, neither should be be given much of a rest by the opponent's attacking players, each of whom have been in form over the last several weeks.
With 32 goals in 13 matches, PSG have the best attack in the league, but coming immediately behind them are OL, with 24 goals since the start of the season. After lacking a level of success in terms of their finishing during the first month of league play, the Lyonnais have turned things around completely, rising to the top of the standings in doing so. They have found the net 17 times over the last six matches, averaging nearly three goals per game. Also in great form, the Parisian attack only needed their last five matches to reach this impressive total.
For this massive match, the two teams which shone this summer in the Champions League Final 8 can count on their attacking trios. For example, they have in their ranks two of the top five French scorers across all competitions in 2020 with Mbappé (21 goals) on one side, and Moussa Dembele (15) on the other. And even if the Lyon man has not yet fully regained his form from the start of the year, he has been brilliantly aided by his fellow attackers. Memphis and Karl Toko Ekambi, involved in ten goals each are the most decisive players in Ligue 1, just behind the Parisian Mbappé. As well, Lyon's Tino Kadewere and Neymar are not far from their teammates in this ranking. This holds plenty of promise for a big match that promises to be nothing less than spectacular!
Two trios ready to draw
Toko Ekambi (7 goals + 3 assists) / Memphis (6 goals + 4 assists) / Kadewere (4 goals + 1 assist)
Mbappe (10 goals + 3 assists) / Neymar (3 goals + 3 assists) / Kean (5 goals)