Report: Neymar and Di María To Start in Le Classique; Rico Will Be in Goal

Olympique de Marseille manager André Villas-Boas hoped to take advantage of Paris Saint-Germain, who missed seven players due to them contracting the coronavirus in their 1-0 loss to RC Lens.

However, it seems as though the capital club will be getting some firepower back to add to their attack. L’Equipe confirms that Neymar Jr. and Ángel Di María will be back in the starting eleven for Les Parisiens

Esporte Interativo’s Isabela Pagliari recently commented on Neymar’s desire to play in Le Classique, as the 28-year-old wants to play in these rivalry matches. She did add that PSG manager Thomas Tuchel wouldn’t risk their health to start in this match, but it seems both Neymar and Di María are good to go for tonight. 

Meanwhile, in goal, Keylor Navas remains out due to his coronavirus situation, and so Sergio Rico will be in net for the reigning Ligue 1 champions. It will be the first start of the season for the Spain international after Marcin Bulka was in goal for the loss against Lens. 

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