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Can Metz surprise Paris Saint Germain in their own stadium?

After two games we know a little more about the qualities of Paris Saint Germain and Metz in this fresh Ligue 1 season. Read our match preview!

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It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Paris and Metz.

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Paris Saint Germain form and stats

Paris Saint Germain's first Ligue 1 home game here at Parc des Princes ended in defeat. Last season their home statistics were 12 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat from 14 matches.

Stress levels are on the rise for Paris's attacking players as they have now played 180 minutes without scoring in a league game. K. Mbappe was their last goal scorer.

Paris Saint Germain's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 0-1 versus Olympique Marseille (placed 5th). A defeat was the result before that one, 0-1 away at Lens.

It would be a shock if the hosts fail to win this game. Let's see how Paris have performed as huge favourites like they are today: 17 games found in the database showing 15 Paris Saint Germain wins, one draw and one defeat.

Paris are traveling soon after this match as the Ligue 1 match at Nice awaits in four days.

At Parc des Princes, Paris Saint Germain has the goal stats of 0-1 (for/against) from 1 league fixture.

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Metz form and stats

The visitors' first away game in the Ligue 1 ended in defeat. Last season Metz had these away match statistics: Played 14; won 3, drew 6 and lost 5.

J. Boye was the last player to score for the away team. Metz haven't scored a league goal in the last 189 minutes.

There might be some fixture complaints from Metz as they are again playing away from home after losing on the road in their previous match, the Ligue 1 match against Lille (0-1). Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Monaco.

Metz are huge outsiders in this game. Running a check in our games database we found nine matches where they were as big outsiders as an away team. Results were six wins, two draws and one defeat. Of the defeats, zero games were lost by at least two goals margin.

A quick return to home after this game, as Metz are hosting Reims in the Ligue 1 only four days away.

0 goals so far away for Metz, while their defence has allowed the opposition to score 1. All from 1 league match away.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between the teams: Paris won nine, Metz won zero and one draw. seven games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Paris Saint Germain missing players

Metz missing players

Competition: France Ligue 1
Competition: Wed 16.September
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Parc des Princes (47929 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rennes 3 2 1 0 7 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 5 3 3 7
2 Monaco 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
3 Lille 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
4 Saint-Etienne 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
5 Olympique Marseille 2 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 6
6 Lens 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 1 6
7 Nice 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 6
8 Angers SCO 3 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
9 Bordeaux 3 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 5
10 Olympique Lyonnais 2 1 1 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 4
11 Nantes 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4
12 Nimes 3 1 0 2 7 6 2 1 0 1 6 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3
13 Montpellier 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3
14 Lorient 3 1 0 2 5 6 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 -1 3
15 Brest 3 1 0 2 4 7 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 -3 3
16 Reims 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 -2 1
17 Metz 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
18 Paris Saint Germain 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
19 Dijon 3 0 0 3 1 7 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 -6 0
20 Strasbourg 3 0 0 3 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 5 -6 0

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rennes 3 2 1 0 7 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 5 3 3 7
2 Monaco 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
3 Lille 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
4 Saint-Etienne 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
5 Olympique Marseille 2 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 6
6 Lens 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 1 6
7 Nice 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 6
8 Angers SCO 3 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
9 Bordeaux 3 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 5
10 Olympique Lyonnais 2 1 1 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 4
11 Nantes 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4
12 Nimes 3 1 0 2 7 6 2 1 0 1 6 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3
13 Montpellier 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3
14 Lorient 3 1 0 2 5 6 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 -1 3
15 Brest 3 1 0 2 4 7 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 -3 3
16 Reims 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 -2 1
17 Metz 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
18 Paris Saint Germain 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
19 Dijon 3 0 0 3 1 7 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 -6 0
20 Strasbourg 3 0 0 3 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 5 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Paris Saint Germain 27 22 2 3 75 24 14 12 1 1 44 11 13 10 1 2 31 13 51 68
2 Olympique Marseille 28 16 8 4 41 29 14 8 4 2 21 14 14 8 4 2 20 15 12 56
3 Rennes 28 15 5 8 38 24 14 9 2 3 25 14 14 6 3 5 13 10 14 50
4 Lille 28 15 4 9 35 27 15 11 2 2 24 9 13 4 2 7 11 18 8 49
5 Reims 28 10 11 7 26 21 14 5 7 2 12 7 14 5 4 5 14 14 5 41
6 Nice 28 11 8 9 41 38 15 8 4 3 28 20 13 3 4 6 13 18 3 41
7 Olympique Lyonnais 28 11 7 10 42 27 13 5 4 4 17 7 15 6 3 6 25 20 15 40
8 Montpellier 28 11 7 10 35 34 14 10 2 2 26 10 14 1 5 8 9 24 1 40
9 Monaco 28 11 7 10 44 44 14 8 2 4 29 22 14 3 5 6 15 22 0 40
10 Angers SCO 28 11 6 11 28 33 15 8 3 4 20 13 13 3 3 7 8 20 -5 39
11 Strasbourg 27 11 5 11 32 32 13 7 3 3 22 14 14 4 2 8 10 18 0 38
12 Bordeaux 28 9 10 9 40 34 13 4 5 4 19 12 15 5 5 5 21 22 6 37
13 Nantes 28 11 4 13 28 31 14 6 2 6 11 11 14 5 2 7 17 20 -3 37
14 Brest 28 8 10 10 34 37 14 6 6 2 21 11 14 2 4 8 13 26 -3 34
15 Metz 28 8 10 10 27 35 14 5 4 5 18 17 14 3 6 5 9 18 -8 34
16 Dijon 28 7 9 12 27 37 14 6 6 2 20 15 14 1 3 10 7 22 -10 30
17 Saint-Etienne 28 8 6 14 29 45 14 4 6 4 15 18 14 4 0 10 14 27 -16 30
18 Nimes 28 7 6 15 29 44 14 6 2 6 17 15 14 1 4 9 12 29 -15 27
19 Amiens SC 28 4 11 13 31 50 14 3 5 6 17 23 14 1 6 7 14 27 -19 23
20 Toulouse 28 3 4 21 22 58 13 3 0 10 11 24 15 0 4 11 11 34 -36 13

Paris Saint Germain Metz
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
2 1 0 Played P 0 1 2
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
2 1 0 Lost L 0 1 2
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
2 1 0 Conceded C 0 1 2
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
100% 100% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 100%
 
3 4 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 3 6.5
3 2 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 8 4.5
3.5 5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 4 2
3 3 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
24 17 0 Total Shots T S 0 5 20
5 5 0 Shots on Target S O 0 1 7
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Paris Saint Germain Last season Metz
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
27 14   Played P   14 28
22 12   Won W   3 8
2 1   Drew D   6 10
3 1   Lost L   5 10
75 44   Scored S   9 27
24 11   Conceded C   18 35
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   86% 93%
89% 93%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   64% 71%
70% 71%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   21% 36%
52% 64%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   14% 18%
30% 36%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 4%
44% 29%   BTTS BTTS   36% 46%
52% 64%   Clean Sheets C S   36% 29%
4% 7%   Failed to Score F T   43% 32%
 
6.7 6.9   Corners for (avg) C F   4.1 4.2
3.6 3.9   Corners against (avg) C A   5.7 5.9
1.9 1.6   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.9 1.6
1 1   Red cards R C   2 4
 
461 231   Total Shots T S   150 315
201 102   Shots on Target S O   52 111
37% 43%   Goal Efficiency G E   17% 24%

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Bookie Paris Saint Germain Draw Metz

Read more about Ligue 1

Ligue 1 is the top league in the French football league system. Seasons run from August to May with 20 teams playing a total of 380 fixtures. The team topping the league table after the final game is the champion of France, receiving the trophy L’Hexagoal. Ligue 1 is one of the top five European leagues.