Neymar Jr.

PSG and Olympique de Marseille have classic for Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain, leader of the French Championship, plays at home this Sunday (17), at 17:00 (French time / 21h - French time), against the Marseille Olympique. PSG want the victory in the classic to extend the advantage for the second placed - Lille, who lost at home to Monaco in the round this weekend.

The team led by coach Thomas Tuchel has 74 points in Ligue 1. They are 17 more than Lille. Olimpique tries to overcome Lyon in the leaderboard and reach the third place. In the first turn the PSG won by 2 to 0.

At the press conference before the game, the PSG coach, Thomas Tuchel, asked for support from the fans in the Parc des Princes. "We need our supporters, it's important to have the atmosphere in the Park," said the coach.

Tuchel also confirmed that Cavani and Julian Draxler were not related to the classic. Neymar Jr also remains out, still treating the injury in the fifth metatarsal of the right foot.