Paris Saint-Germain will seek to extend their lead at the table when Angers visit the Parc des Princes on Friday night. It’s obvious PSG have come out fighting in response to losing their traditional Ligue 1 title last season to Lille by recruiting big names like Messi, Donnarumma, Wijnaldum to help them in shooting six points clear at the top of the table.

They were shockingly beaten by Rennes in their last game before the international break, going down 2-0 away and are now at risk of losing back-to-back Ligue 1 matches for the first time since September 2020 if they fail to secure a convincing win against Angers on Friday night.

To avoid such an unpleasant record, PSG will definitely fight to get back to winning ways by beating Angers, a team They have not lost to in 21 consecutive Ligue 1 meetings which have produced 14 wins and 7 draws, that’s their longest unbeaten run against a single Ligue 1 opponent.

That’s a dominating and intimidating head-to-head which will be a big concern to the fans of Angers.

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The two teams kick off Matchday 10 of the 2021/22 Ligue 1 campaign, with PSG sitting six points clear of second-place Lens.

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Angers are not too far behind though. They currently sit 4th in the table, that’s 8 points below of PSG.

PSG suffered their first defeat of the season just before the international break, losing 2-0 to Rennes – despite seeing 68% of the ball.

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Although Mauricio Pochettino’s men had 13 shots, the likes of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi failed to register a single attempt on target.

PSG still remains the highest scorers in the French Ligue 1. They have scored 22 goals in 9 league games this season

PSG last five matches in all competitions

When you look at the bigger picture, Pochettino’s side have lost just one of their previous 11 outings across all competitions.

They have also claimed nine victories in that time, including an impressive 2-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League.

On the other side, Angers are having a feeling of hope under their new coach Gérald Baticle and are presently sitting in the top four after losing just one of their last 9 Ligue 1 games.

Angers kicked off the season with a five-game unbeaten run before losing 4-1 to Nantes on Matchday 6.

Angers last five matches in all competitions

They now head into Friday’s game on a three-match unbeaten run, having claimed a win and two draws since their last loss.

Midfielder Thomas Mangani has been the start of the show for Angers this term, amassing three goals and two assists across his first nine outings.

Four other players have already scored twice for Angers this season, including 17-year-old forward Mohamed-Ali Cho.

Head-to-Head stats between the two teams.

PSG defeated Angers 5-0 back in April, meaning they have won each of their previous 12 meetings in all competitions.

It is also worth noting that PSG have scored over 2.5 goals in half of their previous 14 matches against Angers, netting over 3.5 goals on five occasions.

Team news: PSG currently have three players on the sidelines – Sergio Ramos, Julian Draxler and Layvin Kurzawa.

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Angers have no injury concerns at the moment, meaning head coach Gerald Baticle is likely to stick with his tried and tested staring XI

Hot Stats: PSG have scored over 2.5 goals in half of their previous 14 matches against Angers, scoring over 3.5 goals on five occasions.

Sportsgetto predicts that PSG vs Angers will produce over 2.5 goals with the home team securing all the 3 points.

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