Mbappé's Paris SG receives Ben Yedder's AS Monaco on Sunday in a 26th day of Ligue 1 where the vengeful Marseillais Khaoui hopes to continue in Nantes, while the Lorientais Moffi will have the ambition to force the Lille lock.
- The shock: PSG-Monaco -
Kylian Mbappé on one side, Wissam Ben Yedder on the other: the finest triggers of the French Championship will meet on Sunday (9 p.m.) at the Park for a highly anticipated top-of-the-table face-to-face.
The co-top scorers of last season arrive in good shape for this summit between PSG, 3rd after Lyon's victory on Friday night in Brest (3-2), and AS Monaco who are eyeing the podium.
With his resounding hat-trick on Tuesday against Barça (4-1), Mbappé showed how decisive he could be in major meetings, forgetting the absences on injuries of Neymar and Angel Di Maria.
Ben Yedder does not have the Champions League to shine but his statistics in L1 speak for him.
In the last three games played, the ASM captain has scored four times.
- The player: Khaoui -
"We took him out of the closet a bit, he's serious, hard-working, I've never seen him complain."
OM interim coach Nasser Larguet did not hide his joy after the perfect evening experienced by Saîf-Eddinne Khaoui, Wednesday against Nice (3-2).
Established for the first time this season, the Tunisian has offered himself a double at the same time as a big breath of fresh air.
Loaned to Troyes and Caen in recent years, the striker who arrived in Marseille in 2017 has never had a chance this season under the orders of André Villas-Boas, who used the attacking midfielder as a left side to help out.
The 25-year-old left-hander is applying for a place in the Marseille starting lineup on Saturday (5 p.m.) in Nantes.
OM, sixth, is one point behind Rennes, which moves to Montpellier on Sunday (1:00 p.m.).
- The number: 6 -
In domestic competitions, the defense of Lille has been impassable for six matches, Coupe de France and Championship combined.
The invincibility of LOSC has continued since the reception of Rennes on January 24.
The attackers from Dijon (in the cup and in L1), Bordeaux, Nantes and Brest then broke their teeth on the wall erected by Mike Maignan, José Fonte or Sven Botman.
On Sunday afternoon, Lille will nevertheless have to deal with a sacred client in the person of Terem Moffi.
At the height of his 21 years, Nigerian center forward from Lorient stacks goals and somersaults to celebrate them.
Arrived at the end of September from Kortrijk (1st Belgian div.) On tiptoe, he started the year 2021 on the hats of wheel with 7 goals in 8 matches.
Program for the 26th day of Ligue 1:
Brest - Lyon 2-3
(13h00) Saint-Etienne - Reims
(5:00 p.m.) Nantes - Marseille
(13h00) Montpellier - Rennes
(3:00 p.m.) Strasbourg - Angers
Lens - Dijon
Nice - Metz
Nimes - Bordeaux
(5:00 p.m.) Lorient - Lille
(9:00 p.m.) Paris SG - Monaco
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