Although this is only considered the opening group match in the Champions League this season, many believe that this can also be considered a final. Even though Liverpool managed to reach the final during the Champions League last season, the Reds were drawn from pot number 3 and will need to face Red Star Belgrade, Napoli, and PSG as they battle it out to reach the knock-out stages.
Both Liverpool and PSG are experiencing strong starts to this year’s season as both are boasting with a 100% records in Ligue 1 and the English Premier League. Liverpool is slowly starting to convince several critics that this year will finally be the season where they win the prestigious Premier League. Apart from the goals flowing in, their first four league matches have seen Liverpool concede only once.
PSG, on the other hand, is dominating French football, and their first four league matches have all been victorious by at least two goals, boasting with 13 goals in total thus far. The biggest challenge for PSG this season is to reach the knock-out stages of the Champions League finally.
PSG vs Liverpool Favourites and Predictions
The draw for the group stages in the Champions League has produced some captivating matches with Tottenham playing against Manchester United and Barcelona as well as Juventus in the same group. Group C is considered the most difficult task for all teams involved as PSG take on Liverpool, Red Star Belgrade, and Napoli. The match between PSG and Liverpool has all the right ingredients to provide an absolute classic battle. Liverpool has managed to win eight friendly, and league matches and accumulated maximum points during their first 4 Premier League matches to top the table standings. PSG are currently at the top of Ligue 1 with 100% record in their first four games.
They are aiming to win their domestic league, but their biggest wish is to go for glory in the Champions League. PSG has never gone further than the quarterfinals and during the last two seasons, never made it past the last 16 stage, and that’s with Mbappe and Neymar in the squad. PSG has a slight advantage in this incredible match as they are playing at home. PSG has also managed to score three goals in the last six fixtures, and Neymar and Mbappe have eight goals between them.
PSG vs Liverpool Betting Odds
It should come as no surprise that this game will produce loads of sensational goals. The last eight away games by PSG have managed to have a 2.5 goal average, while Liverpool also impresses with ten in the last twelve games in the Champions League which also gives them over 2.5 goals in each match. When it comes to betting odds, you will find that most sports betting sites are favouring Liverpool to win the match at +115, while PSG is at +200 to win the match. There’s also the possibility for a draw at +280.