Does Paris St. Germain need a formidable domestic competition? Should Monaco get relegated at the end of the season, the competition for Ligue 1 title on paper reduces. A lot of pretenders but there isn’t a real contender.
How do you ‘1-up’ winning five titles in the past 6 seasons? Stay unbeaten and win all matches. The defending French Champions are running away with the title.
(Even though they are still included amongst the favorites to win in most competitions)Paris St. Germain would be heavy favorites in all footballing competitions this year had it not been for the challenge in the UEFA Champions League.
Napoli has been the only team to deny Paris St. Germain from scoring 2+ goals in a match since the start of the 2018.19 Ligue 1 season.
Why does Ligue 1 need more title-challengers? You just have to take a look at the positive statistics in the league.
In Ligue 1 for PSG, it has been a perfect 39 points in the league. (13 wins out of 13 matches.)
They are 13 points clear at the top of the league standings.
They have one of the two current top goal scorers in the league in Kylian Mbappe
They have the top ‘Assist’ provider in the league in Angel Di Maria
They have the player with the most successful dribbler and take-on on the team in Neymar
They’ve scored the most goals In the league (45).
They’ve conceded the fewest amount of goals (7)
They’ve averaged 3.5 goals per match while conceding an average of 0.6 goals per match
They’ve got three players in the top 5 list of current top goalscorers. – Kylian Mbappe (11) Neymar (10) Edinson Cavani (8)
Three player in the top 5 assist providers – Angel Di Maria (6) Moussa Diaby (5) Neymar (5)
And no team has been able to stop them from scoring less than 2 goals in the league.
Paris St. Germain is demanding the best performance from the other 19 teams in Ligue 1 to stop them from an ‘invincible’ or maybe a ‘perfect’ season.