Luis Enrique (PSG manager)
Coupe de France

US Revel - Paris Saint-Germain: Coupe de France Preview

US Revel - Paris Saint-Germain: Coupe de France Preview

Coupe de France
Publish on 01/07 at 03:00 - P. MEEHAN

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The upcoming Coupe de France Round of 64 clash between US Revel and Paris Saint-Germain presents a captivating narrative of the underdog challenging the giants. While PSG stand as the giants of French football, Revel, competing in the Régional 1, represent the amateur ranks, making this encounter a David vs. Goliath affair.

The difference between the two sides is clear. PSG boast an unmatched level of talent, being considered the most dominant force in French football, having secured numerous domestic titles and international recognition. On the contrary, Revel plays in the lower tiers of the French football league system.


Ahead of this clash, PSG faces several injury-related setbacks. The absence of Milan Škriniar due to surgery, alongside Presnel Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes, Arnau Tenas, and Lucas Hernández, presents a challenge for the Parisian squad. However, the potential return of Keylor Navas to the starting lineup will bring a level of excitement for the fans.


Luis Enrique, PSG's manager, spoke before the match: “We will try to win trophies during the second part of the season. The Coupe de France is an attractive and legendary competition. It's a different challenge. It's shorter and you can win it in six matches." He also spoke about the matchup against Revel: “If we don't prepare for the match adequately, it could turn into a bad evening. We need to start the competition by respecting the opponent and playing our best game. We're treating this match as if it were a league encounter. It will require desire."


PSG's history in the Coupe de France, having claimed the title a record 14 times, solidifies their reputation as a dominant force in this tournament. However, the magic of cup competitions often introduces an element of unpredictability, where anything can happen. While the odds favor PSG, Revel will seek to write their name in Coupe de France history by delivering a performance that defies expectations.


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