Paris Saint-Germain vs. Nice, which takes place on Sunday, is not the fixture that people looked for when the Ligue 1 season schedule was announced.
The two PSG vs. Marseille encounters? Sure. PSG vs. Lyon, Monaco vs. Marseille, Monaco vs. PSG and Lyon vs. St Etienne? Of course. And maybe a few more as well . But PSG vs. Nice in early December? Certainly not.
And yet, this weekend, the Parc des Princes will host the game of the season so far in France.
Nobody thought Nice would lead the table after...