After his resounding victory on the pitch of the Clermont Foot (5-0) at the opening of the championship, the PSG will return to competition this Saturday evening (9 p.m. on Canal Plus Offset), for the premiere of Christophe Galtier and its players Princes Park. On this occasion, the reigning French champions will challenge the Montpellier Heraultas part of the 2nd day of Ligue 1. A beautiful display against a formation of the MHSC who prevailed against Troyes (3-2) for his first game of the season.
Willy Delajod at the whistle
That week League unveiled the referees of this 2nd day of championship. And this encounter between the PSG and the Montpellier Herault will be led by Willy Delajod. He will be assisted by Philip Jeanne and Erwan Finjean. Thomas Leonard will be the fourth referee. Finally, Alexander Castro and Olivier Thual will officiate as video assistant referees. Last season, the 29-year-old referee led two matches of the PSG for a win against RC Strasbourg (4-2) and a defeat on the lawn of OGC Nice (0-1) trained by Christophe Galtier.
As a reminder, the Parisian coach can count on the return of Kylian Mbappe in the group. Number 7 of PSG has recovered from his groin pain. On his side, Arnaud Kalimuendo is absent in order to finalize his transfer to the Rennais Stadium while Mauro Icardi was placed in the second training group, as indicated by the Rouge & Bleu coach at a press conference.