back to 4-4-2 with Cavani, without Navas or Icardi

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back to 4-4-2 with Cavani, without Navas or Icardi


After its defeat in Dortmund, PSG finds Ligue 1 this Sunday against the Girondins de Bordeaux (21h). Thomas Tuchel returns to 4-4-2, with Edinson Cavani but without Keylor Navas or Mauro Icardi.



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Edinson Cavani (PSG)


The first of four meetings before the revenge against Dortmund. After his defeat in Germany on Tuesday, in the round of 16, the Champions League (2-1), the PSG welcomes Bordeaux this Sunday as part of the 26th day of Ligue 1 (9 p.m.). The Parisians will then receive Dijon (February 29), before going to Lyon for the semi-final of the Coupe de France (March 4) and to Strasbourg for the 28th day of Ligue 1 (March 7).

Facing the Girondins, Thomas tuchel is deprived of Thomas Meunier, sick, but also of Ander Herrera (thigh), Colin Dagba, Abdou Diallo (cover). Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting was left in training, as were Mitchel Bakker and Tanguy Kouassi. Adil Aouchiche played in Gambardella on Saturday, helping PSG win widely in Lyon in the eighth final (5-1).

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Rico and Cavani holders

Facing Bordeaux, Thomas Tuchel decided to return to 4-4-2, after opting for a 3-4-3 in Dortmund. Sergio Rico is fielded as goalkeeper, Keylor Navas on the bench. Thilo Kehrer and Juan Bernat set up in the defensive corridors. Edinson Cavani is preferred to Mauro Icardi to support Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Angel Di Maria in attack.

The PSG component:

Rico – Kehrer, T. Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat – Di Maria, Marquinhos, Verratti, Neymar – Cavani, Mbappe

replacements:

Navas, Paredes, Icardi, Sarabia, Kurzawa, Draxler, Gueye

The composition of Bordeaux:

Costil – Sabaly, Kwateng, Koscielny, Pablo, Benito – Basic, Otavio – Kalu, De Preville, Hwang

Substitutes:

Chick, Poundje, Jovanovic, Kamano, Pardo, Adli, Maja

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