Last season’s relegation strugglers Clermont are prepared to welcome French Champions Paris Saint-Germain for their season opener in Ligue 1 at the Stade Gabriel Montpied on Saturday.
PSG will welcome Kylian Mbappe back to the team after the French attacker was not in the squad in the 4-0 win against Nantes in the France Super Cup.
Clermont has conceded 14 goals in their three games against the Ligue 1 Champions and has conceded at least four goals in each of these matches.
Pascal Gastien’s team is playing only their second season of top-flight football this season – nine fewer than any other club currently plying its trade in Ligue 1.
The home team has won four games in their last five games.
PSG have won each of their last seven opening matches of their season in Ligue 1 – the third-best run in the history of the competition.
This is PSG’s 50th Ligue 1 season and their 49th in a row – the best run in the club’s history.
PSG maintain a 100 per cent record against Clermont Foot having won all the three matches that have been played between the two teams so far.
PSG has won all their last five games.
PSG to win with over 2.5 goals