Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between PSG and Manchester City and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
In what is perhaps the biggest Champions League game this week, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City lock horns at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday night.
PSG are out for revenge after Manchester City eliminated them at the semi-final stage last season, winning 4-1 on aggregate across a two-legged tie. The Parisians began their Group A campaign with a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge. It left them in second place in the table on one point.
While a thrilling 6-3 win over RB Leipzig ensured Manchester City began their latest Champions League in style. After losing last season’s final 1-0 to Chelsea, Pep Guardiola’s men aim to go one better. Seeing how they fare against PSG’s new star-studded squad should prove a worthy first test for their title credentials.
Let’s have a look at the form of both sides and the stats from their previous encounters to come up with a reasonable betting prediction.
Stats and facts for PSG and Manchester City.
- PSG did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- PSG did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- PSG conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- PSG scored in the last 11 of 13 matches.
- Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City has won in the last 8 of 9 matches;
- Manchester City has won in the last 7 of 8 matches when playing away.
Form PSG vs Manchester City
Parisians look to continue winning run
The mood around PSG is optimistic, with Leo Messi and Marco Verratti both returning to training this week. Combining results from all competitions, Mauricio Pochettino’s side first achieved a 2-1 win against Lyon and went on to a 2-1 win against Metz. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Montpellier.
Citizens look untouchable
Manchester City seem untouchable right now extending their winning run in their latest outing. Combining results from all competitions, Pep Guardiola’s side first achieved a dull 0-0 draw at Southampton and went on to a 6-1 win against Wycombe. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Chelsea.
PSG v Manchester City – Fixture history
The last match between Manchester City and PSG was a Champions League game back on 4 May 2021 and saw the Sky Blues claim a 2-0 victory.
PSG have the following 0-2-3 meeting statistics with Manchester City, who have gained a slight advantage on their upcoming opponent in their 5 most recent matches.
Standings in Champions League
Man of the Moment
Could Ander Herrera or Kylian Mbappe get on the scoresheet? They seem to be on a strong run and hit the target 3 times for PSG in their last 6 games. Let’s have a look at the visitors now. Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus and Fernan Torres have managed to hit the net 3 times in the last half dozen matches for Manchester City. Therefore, it is safe to say that they are all capable of adding to their tallies here.