PSG’s 2022-2023 calendar is becoming clearer. According to our information, the French champion will start his season at the Gabriel Montpied stadium against Clermont on the weekend of August 6-7. Last season, the Parisians had fun in Auvergne, on April 9, winning 6-1 thanks to triplets from Mbappé and Neymar. After the reception of Montpellier, during the 2nd day (weekend of August 13 and 14), the first big meeting at the Parc is fixed against Monaco, 3rd in Ligue 1 during the previous exercise, on behalf of the 4th day on Sunday August 28. Obviously a special match for Luis Campos, the new PSG football adviser, in post in the principality from 2013 to 2016. By a wink of fate, he will have taken place, a few days earlier, at the Pierre stadium Mauroy de Lille (3rd day), a club where he also officiated more recently with Christophe Galtier, his favorite to succeed Mauricio Pochettino.
The Clasico on October 16
On September 18, before the international break dedicated to the League of Nations, PSG will go to Lyon (8th day). Act 1 of the Clasico against Marseille is scheduled in Paris on Sunday October 16 (11th day). The first leg will end for Marquinhos’ partners in Rennes on the weekend of January 14 and 15, 2023. The return matches will see the Parisians face, in turn, Monaco during the 23rd day at Louis II and OM at the Vélodrome. February 26 (25th day). Paris will conclude its season in its lair at Porte d’Auteuil opposite Clermont, where it will have received, successively, Rennes, then Lyon on Sundays March 19 and April 2.
Due to the World Cup in Qatar in the fall (November 21-December 18), the dates are a little turned upside down this season. Thus, the 38th and last day is set for Sunday, June 4, 2023, two weeks later than in other years. The championship will be interrupted for six weeks on the 15th day, the weekend of November 12, to make way for the World Cup. The 16th day will be scheduled for Wednesday, December 28, in the form of a unique French “Boxing Day” and the 17th will be held on January 1, 2023.
PSG will resume its season on July 4 at Camp des Loges. The summer will then be occupied by the beginning of the physical preparation, then by a tour in Japan from July 17 to 25. The Parisian club will open, on the spot, the ball of friendly matches by facing, on July 20, the Kawasaki Frontale, four times winner of the J-League over the last five seasons. After this meeting scheduled in the new Olympic stadium in Tokyo, PSG will play on July 23 against the Urawa Reds in Saïtama (north of Tokyo), and will end their tour on July 25 against Gamba Osaka in the city of the same name, in the western Japan.
Paris SG are due to restart their season with the Champions Trophy against Nantes, winners of the Coupe de France, on July 31 in Tel Aviv, Israel.