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Paris SG vs FC Nantes Live Football Soccer July 31, 2022

Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi added to his trophy cabinet earlier this year. He won Ligue 1 with PSG and also hoisted the first-ever Finalissima trophy after featuring in the Argentina national team’s 3-0 win over Italy. Messi could soon make more room for his trophy cabinet, as PSG is set to meet Nantes in the upcoming 2022 Trophee des Champions Final. Overall, Messi will have an opportunity to win the 41st trophy of his storied career. He would then be a mere one trophy away from moving into a tie with longtime Brazilian fullback Dani Alves (42) for the most trophies won ever by a player.

Messi has had plenty of trophy celebrations over the course of his career, which include four UEFA Champions League titles and the 2021 Copa America triumph with Argentina. For now, much attention sure will be on whether PSG manager Christophe Galtier will opt to start Messi against Nantes or decide to instead bring him off of the bench. Paris Saint-Germain are returning from the tour of Japan where they earned three victories against Japanese football giants Kawasaki Frontale, Urawa Reds and Gamba Osaka. The Parisians began the Preseason with a comfortable 2-0 win over Quevilly Rouen.

PSG’s new manager Christophe Galtier is not new to the terrain. He won the French Super Cup in 2021 with Lille, beating PSG to the crown. Right now, he has been tasked with managing the French giants. PSG stars like Neymar Jr, Mbappe, Sarabia and Lionel Messi are expected to be in action. Portuguese midfielder Vitinha could make his first competitive debut for the club against FC Nantes. FC Nantes won the French Cup last May following the defeat of Nice in the finals. Paris Saint-Germain host FC Nantes in Ligue 1 on Saturday, looking to put pressure on title rivals Olympique de Marseille ahead of their clash with FC Metz at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.

The French champions welcome Les Canaris to the Parc des Princes and can take a provisional two-point lead if they win. Up until their 2-0 loss in Marseille one week ago, Michel Der Zakarian’s side boasted the strongest defensive record in Le Championnat and had shipped just nine goals. However, they have conceded four in two matches with defeats to both Marseille and Toulouse and have slipped to seventh. PSG’s winning run of nine matches in all competitions is now over thanks to Wednesday’s 1-1 draw away at Lille OSC. Laurent Blanc’s men will be looking to get back to those winning ways in order to prepare for next week’s crunch UEFA Champions League clash with Barcelona without concerns over domestic form. FC Nantes were involved in four friendlies in preparations for the new season.

The Yellow Canaries managed two victories but were pegged back by Rennes on their last friendly. Paris Saint-Germain is going head to head with FC Nantes starting on 31 Jul 2022 at 18:00 UTC at Bloomfield stadium, Tel Aviv city, Israel. The match is a part of the Trophée des Champions. On livescore you can find all previous Paris Saint-Germain vs FC Nantes results sorted by their H2H matches. also provides the best way to follow the live score of this game with various sports features.

Event details:
NAME: Paris Saint-Germain – FC Nantes
DATE: 31 Jul 2022
TIME: 18:00 UTC
VENUE: Bloomfield, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

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