Metz vs Paris Saint-Germain Prediction Team news, Line-ups, Key Players

METZ Team News

Metz left it late to seal a handful of deals, including players going in and out. Emanuel Riviere and Philipp Wollscheid are looking for their Metz debuts, while Brian Fernandez is yet to start a game

 Expected Line up 4-2-3-1

Kawashima, Balliu, Bisevac, Wallscheid, Assou-Ekotto, Cafu, Poblette, Jallow, Cohade, Roux

Key Players
Nolan Roux is the only man to have scored in the league for Metz this season, with a solitary strike to his name

Paris Saint-Germain Team News

Thiago Silva and Angel di Maria are both out with hamstring injuries, and join Lucas on the sidelines. Di Maria's absence means new signing Kyllian Mbappe will slot in alongside Edinson Cavani and Neymar on Friday, as expected, Thomas Meunier could continue at right-back.

Expected Starting Line up 4-3-3

Areola, Meunier, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Kurzawa, Pastore, Motta, Rabiot, Mbappe, Cavani, Neymar

Key players
Edinson Cavani's two goals against Saint-Etienne took him to five for the season, while Neymar has three goals and three assists. Kyllian Mbappe will slot in alongside them after scoring for France during the international break.

Metz vs Paris SG Head-to-Head Stats

Apr 18, 2017: Metz 2-3 Paris Saint-Germain
Jan 11, 2017: Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Metz
Aug 21, 2016: Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Metz
Apr 28, 2015: Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 Metz
Nov 21, 2014: Metz 2-3 Paris Saint-Germain

Metz vs Paris Saint-Germain Recommended bets with odds

The odds are stacked against the hosts for Friday's match, with Betfair offering 1/9 on a PSG win and other bookmakers offering even shorter odds.
With Metz out of form in front of goal, you can increase those odds to 5/6 with Bet365 by backing them to win to nil, however.
A debut goal at any time for Kyllian Mbappe will return 4/6 with Bet365 and William Hill, while Edinson Cavani and Neymar are priced at 4/11.
Betfair are paying out at just 8/11 for more than 3.5 goals to be scored in Friday's match.

Score Prediction: Metz 0-4 Paris Saint-Germain