PSG take on Monaco in Shenzhen, China in the Trophée des Champions final the traditional curtain-raiser for the French football season. Just over 60,000 fans are expected in the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre and this will be the first time the final has been played in China.
It will be the first competitive game for new PSG boss Thomas Tuchel, and it will be an earlier indicator to see how his youthful side will fair in what will be their final game before the start of the Ligue 1 season. PSG are expected to be without a host of key players for the game including Edison Cavani, Kylian Mbappé & Neymar. In their absence the likes of Angel Di Maria, Christopher Nkunku & Timothy Weah will be looking to impress Tuchel ahead of the first league game against Caen in a weeks’ time.
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Stadium- Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre
As for Monaco, they have taken a squad of 22 players to China and will be hoping to shock the Parisians to lift the Trophée des Champions for the first time since 2000. Leonardo Jardim’s team have had a poor recent record against PSG, losing their last six games. A host of key players are missing from the Monaco side including Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subašić, Djibril Sidibé & headline summer signing Aleksandr Golovin. Whilst striker Radamel Falcao is set to join up with the team on Friday, it is uncertain what role the Colombian striker will play in the final on Saturday afternoon.
It certainly promises to be a fascinating encounter as PSG face Monaco in the Trophée des Champions final in China. You can watch all the action from Shenzhen via beIN SPORTS CONNECT.