Strasbourg hosts PSG in the penultimate Ligue 1 game of the season at the Stade de la Meinau. With PSG all but securing their 11th Ligue 1 title with their 2 - 1 win over Auxerre, three points against Strasbourg would confirm what has somewhat become a formality in recent years for PSG. Though Strasbourg should be safe, a win against The Parisians could push them up a couple of places.
Strasbourg currently sit 15th in Ligue 1 with two games to go. Nine wins, 12 draws and 15 losses leave them with 39 points this campaign, six points ahead of Nantes in the relegation zone. This six-point buffer between Strasbourg and Nantes make relegation unlikely, but looking up the table, a win over PSG could see Strasbourg leapfrog Brest.
Strasbourg are currently in good form with three wins, one draw and one loss in their last five Ligue 1 games. The three wins came against 11th-place Reims, ninth-place Nice and 17th-place Nantes, each being 2 - 0 wins with five of the six goals scored coming from Habib Diallo. Strasbourg’s 1 - 1 draw with Troyes saw both teams go down to ten men, with Strasbourg losing Alexander Djiku late in the game after Troyes’ Gauthier Gallon was dismissed earlier in the game. Their one loss came to seventh-place Lyon and despite taking an early lead through Morgan Sanson in the 15th minute, Lyon prevailed 2 - 1 even with Castello Lukeba being sent off in added time.
PSG’s quest for the Ligue 1 title only consists of two more games. The 27 wins, three draws and six losses have set them up as champions on 84 points. Despite great current form, second-place Lens are still six points adrift of PSG, meaning that even with a spectacular collapse from PSG and Lens winning both of their remaining games PSG would still be crowned champions due to their superior 50-goal difference.
In comparison to Strasbourg, PSG are in even better form. In their last five Ligue 1 games, PSG have four wins and just one loss. However, this form may have something to do with all four wins coming against sides in the bottom five. This includes a 2 - 1 win over bottom-of-the-table Angers, a 3 - 1 win over 18th-place Troyes, a 5 - 0 destruction of 19th-place Ajaccio and most recently a 2 - 1 win over 16th-place Auxerre. Their loss came against 10th-place Lorient where PSG saw Achraf Hakimi sent off in the 20th minute and despite drawing level with Kylian Mbappe before half-time, suffered a 3 - 1 loss.
Strasbourg and PSG have met just 20 times in their histories with one side dominating the fixture. PSG have won this match-up on 13 occasions to Strasbourg’s two wins, leaving five draws.
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