Emery – Lyon will be tough

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery says his side are wary of the threat Lyon will pose on Sunday.

The Ligue 1 leaders head to Groupama Stadium to take on the team directly below them in the standings and, despite the 11-point gap between the sides, it is likely to be a tense encounter in the Rhone-Alpes.

Les Gones won this fixture in 2015-16, only for PSG to get their revenge last season.

With a sell-out crowd expected, Emery admits his side will need to be at the top of their game in what is likely to be a fiery atmosphere.

“Lyon are second, the stadium will be full and their team will be out to beat us,” he told reporters. “Every match we play is a special one for our opponents. We need to prepare well for the match and know exactly what we need to do on Sunday.

“Just as the one to Nantes was, this trip to Lyon will be difficult. Every side has their differences but Lyon are a great team.”