Auxerre vs. PSG: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream, TV InfoPascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesLigue 2 side AJ Auxerre and Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain meet at Stade de France on Saturday evening in the 98th Coupe de France final, French football’s most prestigious domestic cup competition. On paper, this should be a routine win for Laurent Blanc’s men. However, PSG are under pressure to pick up the trophy to become the first team in French football history to complete a domestic treble. Victory would also seal their ninth Coupe de France, which would move them to within one of record holders Olympique de Marseille on 10.
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The French champions are coming into this clash against fallen giants Auxerre with plenty of momentum, while AJA’s Ligue 2 campaign came to a halt some time ago. Blanc’s men are chasing an unprecedented domestic treble, and victory at Stade de France on Saturday would end what has been a mixed season in glittering fashion. PSG were familiar with Auxerre up until their relegation from the top flight at the end of the 2011-12 campaign, but the Burgundy-based outfit are now more of an unknown quantity to the men from the capital. REMY DE LA MAUVINIERE/Associated PressBoth sides have considerable history in this competition.
PSG vs Auxerre Predictions & Tips12:00TodayParc des PrincesPSG to Win and Under 3. 5 Match Goals Reason for tip PSG are unbeaten in 21 matches this season (W17, D4) and are expected to sign off with a victory before the World Cup break against an Auxerre side who have won one of their last ten Ligue 1 matches (D3, L6). PSG 2-0 This may not be a wide-margin success for the hosts as some of their players may take their foot of the gas with one eye on the World Cup – ten of PSG’s last 11 Ligue 1 games have gone under 3.
5 match goals. PSG vs Auxerre Predictions Ten of PSG’s last 11 Ligue 1 games have gone under 3. 5 match goals PSG are unbeaten in all competitions this season (W17, D4) Auxerre have won one of their last ten Ligue 1 matches (D3, L6) Parisians may have one-eye on Qatar The majority of PSG’s starting XI will be jetting off to the Qatar World Cup next week and it is possible that motivation could waver for Sunday’s game against Auxerre. PSG are unbeaten in all competitions this season (W17, D4) and while PSG are expected to win on Sunday, it may not be a wide-margin success with some players holding a bit back for the World Cup – Ten of PSG’s last 11 Ligue 1 games have gone under 3.
David Rogers/Getty ImagesThese days, although there have still been a large number of players coming through the celebrated youth academy in Appoigny, there is less top homegrown talent in the actual squad. The best recent prospects, such as Stade Rennais' Paul-Georges Ntep, Arsenal's Yaya Sanogo, SC Braga's Willy Boly, FC Utrecht's Sebastien Haller and Manchester city's Thierry Ambrose, have been swiftly moved on for little or nothing, leaving AJA to operate on a shoestring budget.
PSG are eight-time winners; Auxerre are four-time champions after a rich spell of success between 1994 and 2005. PSG had to see off Montpellier HSC, Girondins de Bordeaux, FC Nantes, AS Monaco and AS Saint-Etienne to reach their 13th Coupe de France final. AJA ousted SC Dinsheim, Sarreguemines FC, RC Strasbourg Alsace, Jura Sud Foot, Vendee Poire-sur-Vie Football, Stade Brestois and EA Guingamp to reach their sixth.
Jean-Luc Vannuchi’s Auxerre are not in the best form, having failed to win any of their last seven Ligue 2 games. If they pull off an improbable shock win in the capital on Saturday, though,