The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Ligue 1, when PSG face off against Bordeaux. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Ligue 1. Following 12 matches, Bordeaux rank 16th in the Ligue 1 on 12 points. That leaves a gap of 19 points to PSG, who sit 1st after collecting 31 points.
Bordeaux trail The Parisians by double digits in the standings, but beating the league leaders in the Ligue 1 still holds a lot of prestige. The hosts could gain a ton of confidence from a win here.
Bordeaux go into their next Ligue 1 match averaging a humble 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 14 goals, while also conceding 20 goals. That amounts to an average of 2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times.
PSG enter their next Ligue 1 match averaging a highly satisfactory 2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable total of 20 goals, while also conceding 8 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.8 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Stats and facts for Bordeaux and PSG.
- Bordeaux unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Bordeaux unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Bordeaux conceded the last 13 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Bordeaux's last 3 of 5 matches.
- PSG unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- PSG scored in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in PSG's last 3 of 5 matches;
- PSG conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — Bordeaux v. PSG
Bordeaux can build on recent win
Bordeaux look solid right now with no defeats in 3 matches, which started by drawing 1-1 against Nantes. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Lorient in a 1-1 encounter, before downing Reims in a 3-2 encounter.
The Parisians tough to break down
PSG will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. PSG go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-0 draw against Marseille. They went on to beat Lille by 2-1, before sharing the spoils with RB Leipzig in a 2-2 draw.
According to the bookmakers, PSG are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 1.33 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 75% chance of beating Bordeaux. Placing your bet on Bordeaux, the best price at the time of writing lies at 8.00.
Bordeaux v. PSG — fixture history
The latest match between PSG and Bordeaux was a close affair, with The Parisians grabbing a small 1-0 victory. Bordeaux head into their upcoming match against PSG with a 0% winning record in recent Ligue 1 meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 0-2-8 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 80%.
Current standings in the Ligue 1
The Ligue 1 standings show that Bordeaux and PSG are 19 points and 15 spots apart at the moment. PSG will be looking to claim all three points this coming Saturday to show, they deserve the position at the fun end of the league table. Despite being outsiders, Bordeaux will no doubt try to make life difficult for the favourites. There is every reason to be excited to see how this game pans out.
Jimmy Briand is one of the Bordeaux players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current season total is 2 goals. PSG have eyes fixed on Lionel Messi, who is on a single goal so far this campaign. No doubt more will follow soon, when he hits his stride.