On Tuesday, August 9, PSV Eindhoven will host AS Monaco in the second leg of the 3rd round of the Champions League qualification. PSV – Monaco: forecast, bet, odds, statistics.
PSV Eindhoven finished last season in the Eredivisie in 2nd place, and in the Conference League lost in the quarter-finals to Leicester (0:0, 1:2). In the off-season, the club played test matches with Spanish Betis (2:1) and Villarreal (2:1), FC Eindhoven (5:0), Belgian Cercle Brugge (2:2) and German Arminia Bielefeld” (0:4). Under the leadership of Ruud van Nistelrooy, who replaced Roger Schmidt in the summer, PSV opened the season with a 5-3 victory over Ajax in Amsterdam in the national Super Cup match. In the first match with Monaco, the red-whites opened the scoring before the break, but missed the victory in the last minutes – 1:1, and then in the opening match of the Eredivisie they defeated Emmen at home (4:1).
Philippe Clement’s team managed to cling to the Champions League last season, finishing third in Ligue 1, just 3 points ahead of Rennes. In the summer, midfielder Jean-Ed Aholu left the team, goalkeeper Thomas Didillon (Cercle Brugge), forwards Bril Embolo (Borussia M) and Takumi Minamino (Liverpool) joined. In the off-season, Monaco played five test matches: with Austrian Vienna (2:2), Portimonense (0:0), Inter Milan (2:2), Porto (1:2) and ” Southampton” (1:2). After avoiding defeat in the first match with PSV, the Monegasques in the opening match of Ligue 1 outplayed Strasbourg – 2:1
Football PSV Eindhoven – Monaco prediction
Bookmakers give odds of 2.29 for PSV’s victory in this meeting, 3.65 for a draw in regular time, and 3.05 for Monaco’s victory. For further exit, PSV give a coefficient of 1.71, and for the success of Monaco – 2.15.
The teams met in the group stage of the Europa League in 2021 – PSV lost 1-2 at home and drew 0-0 away.
The Eindhoven club started the season successfully and productively, and were close to winning the first match.
Prediction: PSV won’t lose.
Both teams score a lot at the start of the season. Interesting betting options are