It will be a star-studded lineup for Paris Saint-Germain as they host Stade de Reims at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
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Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, and Neymar Jr. all feature in Christophe Galtier’s starting lineup and will look to carry the attacking load for the Ligue 1 leaders.
In the midfield, Carlos Soler, Fabián Ruiz, and Vitinha will fill in for Marco Verratti who is available on the bench.
In defense, Sergio Ramos, Juan Bernat, Marquinhos, and Achraf Hakimi will look to protect Gianluigi Donnarumma in goal.
Joining Verratti on the bench is Keylor Navas, Timothée Pembélé, Danilo Pereira, Renato Sanches, Warren Zaïre-Emery, Ismaël Gharbi, and Hugo Ekitiké.
PSG and Reims have battled 31 times before in competitive football with PSG leading the all-time record to the tune of 15 wins, 8 draws, and 8 defeats.
Mbappé has tallied four goals against the champagne club, but has some catching up to do if he hopes to surpass Edinson Cavani who has scored the most goals against Reims with 7.
This match should have plenty of intensity to it. The last time out, Reims frustrated PSG and escaped with a scoreless draw at the Stade Auguste-Delaune II.
Currently, PSG holds a three-point lead over second-place RC Lens and a five-point lead over rivals Olympique de Marseille in third.