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Friday, 19 October, 2018

Goals may flow after the break for Paris St-Germain

Red Star are an organised outfit

PSG star Kylian Mbappe
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BT Sport 1, 5.55pm Wednesday

Paris St-Germain came up short against Liverpool in their Group C opener but it will come as a huge surprise if the French giants fail to record a victory over Red Star.

The Belgrade boys earned a creditable draw against Napoli to claim a point that many thought might be beyond them but stopping PSG at the Parc des Princes is likely to prove an even tougher ask.

Thomas Tuchel’s team are once again looking irresistible in France, winning eight straight Ligue 1 matches and scoring 27 goals in the process, and there is no reason to oppose them despite long odds-on quotes.

The best way to get involved could be in backing the second half to contain the most goals.

Red Star’s organisation was key to their qualification and was further emphasised as they held Napoli in Belgrade – it could take time for PSG’s class to tell.

Recommendation
Second half to have more goals
1pt 19-20 Betway

Bet on this game at Soccerbase.com

Team news
Paris St-Germain Dani Alves and Layvin Kurzawa are out. Alphonse Areola plays in goal with Gigi Buffon suspended.

Red Star Defensive duo Vujadin Savic and Milan Rodic are both doubts with a hamstring problem

Key stat
PSG have scored at least three goals in each of their four home games this season.


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PSG have scored at least three goals in each of their four home games this season
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