After a scratchy start, PSG are back to a familiar position in Ligue 1, having already opened up a five-point lead at the top.
Thomas Tuchel is still under pressure, especially considering that PSG have only won one of their first three UEFA Champions League game, and could be in real trouble in their group.
For Monaco, their last two games before the international break saw them build a head of steam, with a 4-0 win over Bordeaux followed by a 2-1 success over Nice.
AS Monaco vs Paris Saint-Germain Head-to-Head
PSG have won 18 of the last 44 matches against Monaco, losing 11. There have been 15 draws between these two sides in that period.
AS Monaco form guide: W-W-L-D-L
Paris Saint-Germain form guide: W-L-W-W-W
AS Monaco vs Paris Saint-Germain Team News
Monaco full-back Ruben Aguilar, is suspended, while goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte has a broken hand.
Aleksandr Golovin's hamstring injury continues to keep him out of action.
Monaco's talismanic striker Wissam ben Yedder is ruled out after he tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
Injured: Fode Ballo-Toure, Aleksandr Golovin, Benjamin Lecomte
Suspended: Ruben Aguilar
Unavailable: Wissam Ben Yedder
PSG should have their superstars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe available for selection again, after they were out for a couple of weeks before the international break.
Neymar had to leave the Brazil camp early, but he is said to be recovering well, and is in contention to start on Friday.
Mbappe featured for France in the UEFA Nations League clash against Sweden in the week, and is certain to start this game for PSG.
Moise Kean, Pablo Sarabia, Mauro Icardi, Idrissa Gueye and Julian Draxler are all ruled out with injuries.
Injured: Moise Kean, Pablo Sarabia, Mauro Icardi, Idrissa Gueye and Julian Draxler
Doubtful: Neymar, Marco Verratti
AS Monaco vs Paris Saint-Germain Predicted XI
AS Monaco Predicted XI (4-3-3): Vito Mannone, Djibril Sidibe, Chrislain Matsima, Benoit Badiashile, Caio Henrique; Aurelien Tchouameni, Youssouf Fofana, Sofiane Diop; Kevin Volland, Stevan Jovetic, Gelson Martins
Paris Saint-Germain Predicted XI (4-3-3): Keylor Navas; Colin Dagba, Presnel Kimpembe, Abdou Diallo, Mitchel Bakker; Danilo Pereira, Ander Herrera, Rafinha; Angel Di Maria, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar
AS Monaco vs Paris Saint-Germain Prediction
Despite the concerns that PSG have over the fitness of some of their key players, they have enough quality in their squad to be able to comfortably overcome Monaco.
Prediction: AS Monaco 0-3 Paris Saint-GermainPublished 19 Nov 2020, 15:14 IST