With Edinson Cavani, but without Kylian Mbappe. If "El Matador" makes his return to the starting lineup of PSG this Saturday, on the occasion of the 13th day of Ligue 1, the young French striker was not selected for this trip to Brest. A "precautionary measure" as explained by the club of the capital in a statement. The former Monegasque felt an embarrassment to the right adductors Wednesday during the victory against Club Bruges in the group stage of the Champions League (1-0).
Thomas Tuchel said a little more before the kickoff of the game against Brest. "He's a little scared, he felt something, a little thing during and after the game against Brugge.This is not the time to take a risk," said the German technician at beIN Sports.
Different from his thigh injury
Mbappe is therefore suffering from a different injury than the thigh injury that took him off the pitch in September for five games. After his return, he had scored seven goals in just five games, but his counter was blocked against Bruges. He was replaced by Tuchel in the 82nd minute, with Julian Draxler coming in.
It remains to be seen whether he will be able to hold his place in the French team, he who was called by Didier Deschamps to face Moldova and Albania on 14 and 17 November in the context of qualifying for Euro 2020.
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