AS Monaco - PSG Preview: 'It's all or nothing, and that's a feeling we love'

AS Monaco - PSG Preview: 'It's all or nothing, and that's a feeling we love'

Publish on 03/01 at 11:14 - G. BOXALL


Stade Louis II will welcome Paris Saint-Germain on Friday evening as Monaco face the French capital club still looking for their first home victory of the year to kick off this weekend's Ligue 1 Uber Eats action.

Monaco return to action at home, and face the leaders Paris Saint-Germain on Friday evening at Stade Louis II as Les Monégasques still look for their first win in the Principality this year.

"It's always easier to work after a win," said manager Hutter in his pre-match press conference."It's true that we were under pressure before Lens and we put in a pretty good performance overall. [...] Paris are the best team in France and one of the best in Europe, and they have some great players. But I'm convinced that we can beat them if we put our ideas into practice."

WATCH: Monaco grab last minute winner against Lens

Adi Hütter's side will be feeling buoyed after their last-gasp win over Racing Club de Lens last weekend (3-2) thanks to Takumi Minamino's 92nd minute strike - a win that no less saw Monaco climb back into the Champions League spots. A memorable away win for Les Monégasques - yet their home form this year has been cause for concern. Hutter's men have just a single point from their three Ligue 1 fixtures played at Ligue 1 this year.

Meanwhile, Paris increased their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 Uber Eats to 18 matches with a draw against Stade Rennais at the Parc des Princes last Sunday. An under-par performance from Les Parisiens, which saw the away side open the scoring via a wonderful finish from Amine Gouiri, before it took a 97th minute penalty from Gonçalo Ramos to equalise.

Luis Enrique: 'It's all or nothing, and that's a feeling we love'

Now on the road, Luis Enrique's side will be looking for their 6th away win in all competitions this year (having won all their previous matches on the road). "I'm very happy with all the efforts we've made and the results we've achieved. We're on a very good trajectory," said the Spaniard at his pre-match press conference. "Now we're entering a difficult period, the key period, the best of the season. It's all or nothing, and that's a feeling we love."

Monaco - PSG probable starting lineups:

AS Monaco: Kohn; Singo, Maripan, Salisu, Ouattara; Minamino, Fofana, Diop; Golovin; Ben Yedder, Balogun

Paris Saint-Germain: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Pereira, Beraldo, Mendes; Vitinha, Ruiz, Kang-in; Dembele, Mbappe, Kolo Muani

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