Angers vs Psg: Preview & Prediction
This Saturday, the final of the Coupe de France will oppose the SCO Angers to Paris Saint Germain. In recent years, the PSG has chained the finals and victories in this competition.
If the Angevins have not played finals since 1957, the Parisians remain on 2 victories in this Coupe de France, ahead of AJ Auxerre in 2015 and Olympique Marseille in 2016.
This year, the PSG will have to heart to win this Coupe de France to double its enemy of always the Olympique de Marseille. Today, these two teams count 10 trophies in this competition, so in case of victory, the Parisians would be the recordmen with 11 trophies.
This season, the PSG did not win the title of Champion of France, so the men of Unaï Emery must avoid the sinking. They won the Champions Trophy and the Coupe de la Ligue, so a success in the Coupe de France is crucial.
If Laurent Blanc has done better than Unai Emery, the Spanish technician is on the hot seat, so a success in the Coupe de France would help to ease the criticism and tensions.
The PSG won two wins in front of SCO Angers in 2016-2017, on the same score of 2 goals to 0. In other words it would be abnormal and dramatic for the Parisians to fall in the final of the Coupe de France.
The PSG missed the mark on the end of the season with this defeat in Nice, 3 goals to 1. In 2017, the Parisians fell only twice, in front of FC Barcelona in Champions League and OGC Nice In Ligue 1.
With a striker like Edinson Cavani, author of 35 realizations, the PSG can logically fetch this trophy, while the SCO Angers can especially try to impose a physical challenge to the Parisians.
Angers vs Psg: Direct Matches
With strong men like Cheick N’Doye, the SCO Angers has to impose intensity in the midfield. The Angevins have finished their season in Ligue 1 since they have nevertheless imposed on Nice (2-0) and ahead of Montpellier (2-0), on the last two days.
In the Coupe de France, SCO Angers have eliminated some Ligue 1 teams, the Malherbe Stadium in Caen, Bordeaux and Guingamp, but the mission will be more delicate in front of the PSG.
If the SCO Angers blocks the midfield and puts the intensity in the duels, this final can go in overtime. Why not, it’s a good rating.
Angers vs Psg: Betting Tips
2/2 HT/FT – Odds: 1.55
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.50