Two French top clubs Paris Saint Germain and Bastia are going to start their 2016/17 Ligue 1 season by playing their inaugural match against each other. As per schedule, their upcoming match will be placed in 12th August, 2016 at Stade Armand Cesari. Here we present their next match details below.
# Short Details of Upcoming Match:
- Match Between – PSG Vs Bastia [Highlights video will be available after the match]
- Tournament – Ligue 1
- Host – France
- Season – 79th
- Match Date – 12th August, 2016
- Begin at – 19:00 (BST)
- Day – Friday
# Short Profile of the Ground: The upcoming match between Bastia and Paris will be staged at Stade Armand Cesari which is also called Stade de Furiani. It is a multi purpose stadium in France which is located in Furiani, France. It was founded in 1932 and since then it has 16,000 seats capacity. Currently this is the home ground of Bastia.
# Head To Head Comparison: French top tier the Parisians have played against another French club the Blues 32 times before where PSG won 23rd times and Bastia won only 4th times. Five matches were drawn. First time they played against each other in 8th February, 1995 where the Parisians defeated the Blues by 3 – 0 goals. And last time they met in 9th January, 2016 where also the Parisians destroyed the Blues by 2 – 0 goals. Both matches were in Ligue 1 competition.
- Total Faced – 32
- PSG Won – 23
- Bastia Won – 4
- Match Drawn – 5
- No Result – 0
# Possible Line Up of the Parisians: Kevin Trapp (GK), Thiago Silva (DF & Captain), Presnel Kimpembe (DF), Serge Aurier (DF), Layvin Kurzawa (DF), Angel Di Maria (MF), Javier Pastore (MF), Lucas Moura (MF), Adrien Rabiot (MF), Blaise Matuidi (MF), Edinson Cavani (FW)
# Manager – Unai Emery (Spain)
# Possible Line Up of the Blues: Jean Louis Leca (GK), Alexander Djiku (DF), Florian Marange (DF), Mathieu Peybernes (DF), Sebastien Squillaci (DF), Lassana Coulibaly (MF), Mehdi Mostefa (MF), Jerson Cabral (MF), Gael Danic (MF), Sadio Diallo (FW), Florian Raspentino (FW)
# Manager – Francois Ciccolini (France)
# Recent Performance of the Parisians: If we look to the last five matches of the French giant PSG, they won all of them. And also it is needed to mention that four of them were friendlies. The rest match was in Coupe de France where they defeated Olympique by 4 – 2 goals. Last match was against Leicester City which was the part of International Champions Cup 2016 where they simply destroyed the Foxes by 4 – 0 goals.
# Recent Performance of Bastia: Bastia is also French club which is usually competes in French top prefessional league named Ligue 1. Though, they did not claim any Ligue 1 title but currently standing in 10th position. Out of their last five matches, they won twice against Gazelec Ajaccio by 4 – 0 and Racing Besancon by 2 – 1. One match against CA Bastia was cancelled. Rest two matches were lost by Ajaccio by 0 – 4 and Eintracht by 1 – 4 goals.
# Prediction: Considering their above statistics and recent performance, one thing is for sure that Paris will win their next match. So, the prediction is – PSG 3 – 1 Bastia.