Olympique Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais meet at Stade Vélodrome, in a match for the 30 th round of League 1. Olympique Lyonnais won at home by (2-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, at 17 -12-2017.
The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 1 and tied 4. However, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 31-01 -2017, for the Coupe de France, Olympique Marseille only reached the victory by (2-1), at the end of the extension. R. Fanni (24 ‘) and Dória (109’) scored the goals of the game, for Olympique Marseille, and C. Tolisso (64 ‘), for Olympique Lyonnais.
After 17 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses, the home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 59 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Toulouse by (1-2), after in the previous match they have tied (1-1) at home, against Nantes. The team comes to this match after a win away with Athletic Club by (1-2).
For this competition, he did not lose any of the last 11 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (6 out of 14 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 14 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 29 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 2 comebacks. In the last 14 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (0’-15 ‘).
The Olympic of Marseille leaves for this game with a victory in the Athletic Bilbao field, by 1-2, advancing in this way towards the next phase of the Europa League. In the last game for the French championship, the home winners won Toulouse by 1-2. In this home game coach Rudi Garcia must keep the team in 4-2-3-1, with Germain, number 28, responsible for throwing the panic in the defensive line of the opponent. It is important to underline that the home team have a good performance in both sectors when they play at home, as they scored an average of 2.36 goals and suffered 0.93 goals per game. Florian Thauvin is the best scorer of Marseille, with 16 goals scored. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
The away team is currently in the 4 th position, with 54 points won, after 15 wins, 9 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Montpellier, by (1-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Caen, by (1-0). In their last match, for the UEFA Europa League, they got a home loss against CSKA Moscow by (2-3). In the last 10 away league matches Olympique Lyonnais has a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 20 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 15 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 29 matches in this competition, they have only 1 comeback in the 7 matches they have conceded the first goal.
The Olympian Lyon left for this day with a defeat at home against CSKA, by 2-3, thus being eliminated from the Europa League. It is important to note that Lyon beat Caen on the last day of this competition. In this game away from home is expected that coach Bruno Génésio plays in 4-3-3, privileging the defensive organization and counterattacks, that is, defend with nearby sectors, looking for the back of the defensive line of the Marseille Olympic. In some moments of the game the visiting team must act in a more organized way. Mariano Diaz is one of the best scorers of Lyon, with 16 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Nabil Fekir, who has a suspension.
Insider TIP: Marseille to win – 1.88