Tonight's game will mark the ending of the football season in France.
Coupe de France final is traditionally the last competitive match of the year, and tonight we will have the clash between Angers and Paris Saint-Germain which will decide, who is going to win this prestigious trophy.
Angers don't have this particular piece silverware and the only time when they appeared in the finals was back in 1957, and they were defeated against Toulouse, The Saints, meanwhile, have ten trophies. For sure this will be one exciting match in which we expect to see a lot of goals.
Angers News And Form
Many of the fans will say, that Angers reached the finals because they had two important games in this competition, at home, against Bordeaux in the quarter-finals and Guingamp in the semis. But we have to add that this isn't the main reason for their success. In the last three games of the French championship, the nominal home team in this meeting had 2 victories and one draw, but previously to this run, Angers had 4 defeats in 5 games. They are heading into this match in high spirits, as they kept the clean sheets in last two fixtures and scored two goals in each of them. A lot of effort needs to be put down, in order to surprised Paris Saint-German, and grab this trophy for the first time in their history.
Paris Saint-Germain News And Form
The Saints are chasing history tonight, and they want to win Coupe de France for the 11th time in their history. So far Olympique Marseille has the same number of titles in this competition, and PSG wants to win one more and became the most successful club in this competition. They have 8 victories in the last 10 matches overall, and for sure, they are in much better shape than their opponents. In 7 out of the last 10 games, they played, we have seen over 2.5 goals. Their primary weapon will be Edinson Cavani, who scored 35 goals this season in 36 fixtures.
Head to head
Paris Saint-Germain is absolutely dominating in head-to-head encounters with Angers. In the last five games, they put down 4 wins, and one match ended and that without winners. Paris Saint-Germain scored at least two goals in each of their victories against the team from Anjou.
Injuries And Suspended Players
-Yoann Andreu Out
-Billy Ketkeophomphone Out
-Pablo Martinez Out
-Abdoulaye Bamba Doubtful
-Layvin Kurzawa Out
-Thomas Meunier Out
-Grzegorz Krychowiak Out
-Hatem Ben Arfa Doubtful
-Marco Verratti Doubtful
-Jean-Kevin Augustin Out
-Famara Diédhiou 31 games 8 goals 2 assists
-Karl Toko Ekambi 31 games 7 goals 5 assists
-Cheikh Ndoye 33 games 6 goals 6 assists
-Edinson Cavani 36 games 35 goals 4 assists
-Lucas 37 games 12 goals 5 assists
-Ángel Di María 29 games 6 goals 7 assists
Paris Saint-Germain is a massive favorite in this encounter. The squad from the French capital expects to take the second Cup trophy this year after Coupe de la Ligue, and any other outcome would be a major sensation. After losing Ligue 1 title, they are not going to allow one more disappointment.
Our advice is to play Paris Saint-Germain wins with handicap - 1.5, and for the braver punters, Over 1.5 goals in the first half time.
Final Outcome: PSG to win with handicap -1.5
Goals: Over 1.5 HT