Riyadh All-Stat XI vs. Paris Saint-Germain Preview – Prediction, Lineups & Team News


The last chapter of the most-storied Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo rivalry will open on Thursday when the visiting side Paris Saint-Germian will play Riyadh All-Star XI in the Riyadh Season Cup at the King Fahd Stadium.

The competition involves a mix of the star-studded side for Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal, including seasoned Ronaldo, while their cross-border Opposition, the defending French Champions, will play with Lionel Messi as their most-watchable entity.

While Rolando prepares to step out onto the field with a Captaincy Armband, he hopes to nullify any envisaged prospect of a tie with PSG. However, the 37-year-old needs to display explosive skills for this lingering desire.

Of course, Rolando will be satisfied with his Al-Nassr’s company because the club embarked twilight journey in Saudi National Leagues and currently sits in the top position of the Saudi Pro League with 30 points to their name.

There are a few good players on the Al-Nassr side, and their occasional appearance against Christophe Galteir’s Men could be worth watching as their forefront thoughts of victory would stage a great struggling field on Arabic Land.

On the other hand, PSG, with the reunion of Messi, Kylian Mbappe, and Neymar, weighs realistically heavily over their counterparts. They are unbeatable in running season, while victory against the Rolando-led side will boast their morales for the much bigger challenges that awaits them in Europe.

After boarding the plane to Europe, PSG will play against sixth-tier side Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France next Monday before making their high-spirits appearance in the Ligue 1 against Reims and A Champions League last-16 battle with Bayern Munich.

Riyadh All-Star XI possible Starting Lineup:

Al-Owais; Abdulhamid, Gonzalez, Hyun-soo, Konan; Cuellar, Al-Faraj, Talisca; Carillo, Ighalo, and Ronaldo.

Paris Saint-Germain possible Starting Lineup:

Navas; Hakimi, Ramos, Bitshiabu, Bernat; Vitinha, Sanches, Soler; Messi; Mbappe, and Neymar.