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Preview: PSV Eindhoven vs Monaco - Predictions, Team News, Lineups

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Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s Champions League clash between PSV Eindhoven and Monaco, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

After a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the third round of Champions League qualifying, PSV Eindhoven When Monaco They will reconvene for the second leg at the Phillips Stadion on Tuesday.

Both teams will start their domestic campaigns with victories over the weekend, facing either Rangers or Union SG to qualify for the Group Stage.

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Seemed to drain PSV’s energy despite outscoring Ajax by five goals in a heated Super Cup match- Ruth van NistelrooyThe Attackers weren’t too happy offensively in their trip to Stade Louis II, which ended in a 1-1 draw in the first leg against Monaco.

The KNVB-Beker holders entered halftime with a 1-0 lead. Joey Biermanis the opener of Axel Disashi‘s equalizer is 10 minutes from time, meaning it’s all about playing in the Netherlands this week.

PSV, embarking on yet another quest to end Ajax’s long-standing dominance in the Eredivisie, will enter the second leg after a direct 4-1 opening day success against Emmen. Cody Gakpo I put the brace in the bag.

Speculation over Gakpo’s future doesn’t stop in connection with a move to Manchester United or Arsenal, but Van Nistelrooy loses a prolific attacker before PSV’s European fate is set. Not ready. Time from 2018-19.

If they don’t beat Monaco this week, the money for the Europa League group stage will go to them. The fact that his team has scored his five goals in his first three games may be a concern for Van. Nistelroy.

Director Philippe Clément in Monaco on 19 March 2022© Reuters

The Strasbourg side would have hoped to capitalize on Monaco’s jelly legs over the weekend as they have only climbed one direction on the Ligue 1 status ladder, but Les Monegasques will be on the mend in the domestic opener. I found a way to achieve hard-fought success.

Crepin Diatta When Sofian Diop i found the other side of the net before Habib Diallo It was an interesting turn of events with 25 minutes remaining, but it was Monaco who were more likely to score again. Mats Sellus Strasbourg’s goal forced nine saves.

Scoring just two goals from 24 shots at the Stade de la Meynau would have been frustrating Philippe Clement A little – especially considering his team had 15 shots in the first leg against PSV and only found behind the net once – but still the 3 points on day one are the most important .

Monaco advanced to the Champions League qualifying play-off round last year, losing to Shakhtar Donetsk. Like PSV, Les Monaco is also aiming to return to the Promised Land for the first time in his four seasons.

The visitors’ unbeaten run in all competitions is now seven games away and Clement’s side hopes to continue their European journey at the expense of PSV, but lost away to Braga in Europe. is the league best 16 stage.

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Alexander Golovin of AS Monaco on 22 September 2021© Reuters

PSV’s victory over Emmen in the Eredivisie caused no new worries, but their treatment rooms are still full. Carlos Vinicius, Noni Maduke, Mauro Jr. When Olivier Boscari All weekends are absent.

Johan Bakayoko He didn’t get any playing time in the first leg, but like Gakpo, he scored a goal on the weekend and is competing for the starting lineup. luke de john Also be prepared to hold the fort up.

Ibrahim Sangare When gas till Both men rested for the weekend with the second leg in mind and had plenty of room to bring in Van Nistelrooy. Philip Max Joey Biermann played Emmen at half-time to put the side up 3-0.

As for Monaco Alexander Golovin When Kevin Voland Both will return to the squad in a timely manner after being suspended against Strasbourg, but Diop and Diatta will not easily give up after scoring over the weekend.

Caio Enrique Questions remain after testing positive for COVID-19 Benoît Badiaciele, Myron Boudou, Willem Goebbels and a new contract Takumi Minamino All missed due to injury.

Brill Embolo I was chosen as the leading role of the weekend, Wissam Ben Yedder I will come back here for sure, vanderson When Elliott Matazo You can also expect a return to the first XI.

Possible starters for PSV Eindhoven:
Benitez; Hoover, Teze, Obispo, Max. Sangare, Veerman and Til.Bakayoko, Daejeon, Gakpo

Candidates for Monaco’s starting XI:
Nouvel; Vanderson, Disage, Maripan, Jacobs. Matazo, Fofana; Diop, Volando, Golovin.Ben Yedder

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PSV Eindhoven 1-2 Monaco (Monaco won 3-2 on aggregate)

Both managers were able to rest key players over the weekend, but they will have to deal with a number of injury concerns heading into Game 2, which will also be a tight, close match.

A fresh-footed return from Golovin and Volando could tip the balance in Monaco’s favor, especially since Clement’s team hasn’t shied away from a shot so far this season.That chance at Phillips. Victory should be theirs if they can fill the Stadion.

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