While PSG hosted AS Saint-Etienne on Wednesday night (9:05 pm) in the QUARTER-finals of the BKT League Cup, Paris coach Thomas Tuchel is deprived of many players.
If the Stade de Reims is the first qualifier for the semi-finals of the BKT League Cup, the other three quarter-finals of the competition will give their verdict on Wednesday night, including PSG-Saint-Etienne (9:05 p.m.). For this scheduled match at the Parc des Princes, Paris coach Thomas Tuchel will have to do without several important elements, while other important players in the PSG squad have not been selected. On the Stéphanois side, Claude Puel remains deprived of many executives. He did not record a return of the group called up for Sunday’s French Cup.
No Kimpembe and Bouanga
Among the 19 players who make up the Paris team, Neymar, Mbappé, Neymar and Di Maria are making their comeback, who were not on the scoreboard during linas-Montlhéry’s 32nd final win on Sunday (0-6). Three central defenders Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe and Abdou Diallo are still injured before the winter break. Other absentees include Adil Aouchiche, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Ander Herrera, Layvin Kurzawa and Keylor Navas.
For the Greens, Yann M’Vila, Stéphane Ruffier, William Saliba, Gabriel Silva, Ryad Boudebouz, Zaydou Youssouf, Lo’s Diony, Denis Bouanga and Romain Hamouma are not there, unlike Wahbi Khazri, who had made his return for the trip against Domingo Bastia-Borgo ( 0-3).
The PSG group : Bulka, Franchi, Rico – Bernat, Dagba, Kehrer, Kouassi, Marquinhos, Meunier – Draxler, Gueye, Walls, Sarabia, Verratti – Cavani, Di Maria, Icardi, Mbappé, Neymar.
The ASSE group In: Moulin, Bajic, Green – Kolodziejczak, Trauco, Palencia, Perrin, Debuchy, Fofana – Camara, Aholou, Dioussé, Cabaye, Moueffek – Khazri, Honorat, Nordin, Abi, Injai Correia, Rivera.
Stade de Reims enters the semi-finals