The Monégasque will be joined on the front row by F1 champion Max Verstappen as the duo again threaten to resume their duel which has been a feature of the opening two races in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Albon will line up at the back, with Aston Martin's Lance Stroll one place ahead of him.
Despite a three-place penalty for causing a collision with fellow Canadian Nicholas Latifi in his Williams, Stroll moves forward one position given the situation with Albon even though he had failed to set a time before the crash and was due to line up last.
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