Match Today: Paris Saint-Germain vs Montpellier 01-02-2023 Ligue 1

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Ligue 1 is back in action with another round of fixtures this week as Montpellier take on star-studded Paris Saint-Germain side Christophe Galtier in an important clash at La Moson on Wednesday.

The defending champions have had a difficult period in the past few weeks and will be looking to get back to their winning ways after two consecutive league matches without a win. The latest disappointment came in their final game, as Reims managed to steal a 1-1 equalizer in the 96th minute after Marco Verratti was shown a red card. Early in the second half.

Prior to that match, the Parisians had been dismantled by title contenders, only to end up on the wrong side of the score 3-1. Over their last six matches, PSG have recorded three wins, one draw and two defeats, while on the road, they have seven wins in eleven. match, along with a draw and two losses.

The visitors remain top of Ligue 1 but have seen their lead drop to just three points against Lens and five against Marseille. A win is crucial for PSG in this victory.

Paris Saint-Germain vs Montpellier

The hosts have been inconsistent this season and find themselves 14th in the league and staring over their shoulders into the relegation zone, which would be uncomfortably close to its liking.

Montpellier have 20 points in as many games this season, just five above the relegation zone and two behind Nantes in 13th. They beat second-from-bottom Auxerre in their final game 2-0, which put an end to a streak of three consecutive league matches.

Montpellier's home form has fallen far short of what they'd like this season, with a record of just three wins in ten matches, along with six losses and a draw. The last time they met PSG, Montpellier were dismantled 5-2, their seventh consecutive loss. in front of the heroes. But,

Montpellier vs Paris Saint-Germain

PSG have won their last seven matches against this opponent PSG scored 24 goals in their last seven matches against Montpellier Montpellier have conceded two or more goals in seven of their last ten matches Montpellier have not won at home in their last five matches while the champions were not themselves Dominant in recent weeks, however, they are still the favorites ahead of this matchup.

Montpellier, on the other hand, is in a dogfight at the wrong end of the table and their sights will be to avoid falling at the end of this season. The form of their stadium has not been inspiring, and the stage seems set for the visitors to prove their progress at the top of the table by winning this match. Montpellier have lost their last three Ligue 1 matches. against Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade de la Meusson and conceded at least three goals in each of these matches.

Montpellier won their previous match against Auxerre in Ligue 1 and can secure back-to-back wins in the competition for the first time since August 2022. Since Ligue 1 resumed after the World Cup, PSG finished 11th in the league table with just seven points. PSG lost out. Germain has played his last three away matches in Ligue 1 and has not lost three such matches at the start of a calendar year since 2001.