MONACO welcome Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain tonight looking for a third win on the bounce.
Defending champions PSG have made a strong start to the season and find themselves five points clear at the summit, with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in line to start.
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As I mentioned, the big two return to the PSG squad for tonight's game.
Mbappe and Neymar are in contention and you would assume both will be handed starts if fit enough.
We'll find out shortly.
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LIGUE FOOTBALL RETURNS
Good evening and welcome to tonight’s coverage from Ligue 1 as high-flying PSG make the trip south to face Monaco.
Thomas Tuchel’s side are in scintillating form having won their last eight league outings on the bounce – conceding only ONCE in those eight encounters.
They sit five points clear at the summit, despite losing two on the bounce at the start of the season.
Perhaps a more daunting stat for Monaco is the fact they are now winless in 12 against the Parisians in all competitions.
But Niko Kovac will also take heart from the hosts’ start to the campaign, as they sit in sixth place.
Unbeaten in their five home games so far this season, Monaco have the opportunity to move second with a win, if Rennes fail to beat Bordeaux at Roaxhon Park just now.
However, the task has been made tougher with the news that Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have both been included in the PSG squad after recovering from injury.
Wissam Ben Yedder has six goals so far, including three in his last four, and will hope to continue his promising looking partnership with Kevin Volland.
One thing you can (almost) be sure on is a high-scoring affair at the Stade Louis II.
The past five league clashes between the two has averaged over five goals, with PSG also averaging over three goals per game in their eight league wins this season.
Surely that hasn’t jinxed it…
Kick-off in Monaco is at 8pm BST and it should be a cracker. Team news to follow!
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