As the clock ticks down to the kickoff, the official team lineups for Orleans vs. PSG have been disclosed, and there are undeniably surprises in the Parisian starting eleven. Luis Enrique awaited a glimpse of the pitch's condition and made decisions accordingly.
In goal, he ultimately opted to field Navas, a choice that was not necessarily anticipated. In defense, Danilo and Beraldo are present, alongside Marquinhos and Soler. In the midfield, Fabian Ruiz is set to pair up with Vitinha. Finally, in the attack, Asensio will indeed feature in the starting eleven, alongside Mbappe, with Ramos and Kolo Muani completing the team.
PSG's lineup against Orleans:
Defenders: Soler, Marquinhos, Danilo, Beraldo
Midfielders: Ruiz, Vitinha
Forwards: Asensio, Mbappe, Ramos, Kolo Muani
On the Orleans side, there aren't many surprises in the chosen lineup to face PSG. Most of the expected players are there, and attention will be focused on the tactical formation, oscillating between 3-5-2 and 3-4-3.
Orleans' lineup against PSG:
Defenders: Solvet, Saint-Ruf, Jean-Pierre
Midfielders: Halby-Toure, Goujon, Brételle, Agounon
Attackers: Dabasse, Fortune, Ponti
The anticipation for this match has heightened with unexpected choices in the PSG lineup, particularly in the inclusion of Navas in goal and the strategic positioning of players across the field.
As the teams prepare to face off, all eyes will be on how these tactical decisions play out on the pitch. The clash promises to be an intriguing battle between Orleans and PSG, with fans eagerly awaiting the outcome of these surprising lineup choices.