AS Monaco vs PSV Eindhoven prediction, preview, team news and more
AS Monaco will face PSV Eindhoven at the Stade Louis II on Thursday in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.
AS Monaco approach this match after a 2-0 defeat to Brest by Michel Der Zakarian in Ligue 1. The goals of former Huddersfield Town striker and Benin international Steven Mounie and winger Franck Honorat sealed the match. agreement for Brest.
PSV Eindhoven, on the other hand, beat Ron Jans’ Twente 5-2 in the Eredivisie. Suspenders from young Belgian striker Yorbe Vertessen and Brazilian striker Carlos Vinicius and a goal from Israeli international Erin Zahavi secured victory at PSV Eindhoven for Roger Schmidt. Midfielder Michel Vlap and Algerian international Ramiz Zerrouki scored Twente’s goals.
AS Monaco vs PSV Eindhoven head-to-head
In two duels between the two teams, AS Monaco won both matches.
The two clubs last faced each other a few days ago in the Europa League, with AS Monaco beating PSV Eindhoven 2-1. Goals from Dutch striker Myron Boadu and midfielder Sofiane Diop secured victory for AS Monaco. Dutch winger Cody Gakpo scored the consolation goal for PSV Eindhoven.
AS Monaco guide in Ligue 1: LWLWW
Guide of PSV Eindhoven in Eredivisie: WLWWL
AS Monaco team vs PSV Eindhoven
AS Monaco will be deprived of former Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder and Spain international Cesc Fabregas, while doubts remain about the availability of center-back Jean Marcelin and Senegalese winger Krepin Diatta. Other than that, there are no known issues and manager Niko Kovac should have a fit squad at his disposal.
Injured: Cesc Fabregas
Doubtful: Krépin Diatta, Jean Marcelin
Meanwhile, PSV Eindhoven coach Roger Schmidt will be unable to call on the services of US international Richard Ledezma and Japanese striker Ritsu Doan. There are doubts about the availability of England striker Noni Madueke, German striker Mario Gotze and Dutch international Cody Gakpo.
Injured: Ritsu Doan, Richard Ledezma
Doubtful: Cody Gakpo, Noni Madueke, Mario Gotze
AS Monaco vs PSV Eindhoven Prediction XI
AS Monaco Predicts XI (3-5-2): Alexander Nubel, Axel Disasi, Guillermo Maripan, Benoit Badiashile, Gelson Martins, Youssouf Fofana, Aurélien Tchouameni, Sofiane Diop, Ismail Jakobs, Wissam Ben Yedder, Kevin Volland
PSV Eindhoven Prediction XI (4-3-3): Joel Drommel, Philipp Mwene, Andre Ramalho, Olivier Boscagli, Philipp Max, Marco van Ginkel, Davy Propper, Ibrahim Sangare, Yorbe Vertessen, Carlos Vinicius, Eran Zahavi
Prediction AS Monaco vs PSV Eindhoven
AS Monaco is doing well overall under the leadership of Niko Kovac. However, they are currently 10th in Ligue 1. They have done better in the Europa League, and find themselves at the top of the group.
PSV Eindhoven, on the other hand, responded well to the 5-0 defeat to Ajax by scoring Twente five times. They are currently 2nd in the Dutch standings, two points behind league leaders Ajax. However, they will have to quickly regain some form in the Europa League, the Dutch giants being 3rd in their group.
PSV Eindhoven sold two key artists to Donyell Malen and Denzel Dumfries this summer. They have talented young players, but AS Monaco should be able to beat them.
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Prediction: AS Monaco 2-1 PSV Eindhoven