Marseille vs Lyon – Ligue 1: On the big match of this Ligue 1’s round, Marseille hosts Lyon at the Vélodrome, on a match of Ligue 1’s 30th round.
This is a direct duel for a spot on the next Champions League. Marseille currently has a 5-points advantage over their opponent and they sit in 3rd place of Ligue 1 with 59 points conquered.
After several signings, Marseille is finally starting to deliver this season the football that was expected from them in the last couple of years.
Led by Payet, their campaign is being really good, inclusively on the Europa League where they have eliminated Bilbao and reached the quarter-finals. Playing at home, they have only lost once this season.
The team has a record of 9 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, with 33 goals scored and 13 goals conceded.
Latest results – Olympique Marseille:
15.03.2018 EUL Athletic Bilbao 1-2 Olympique Marseille
11.03.2018 D1 Toulouse FC 1-2 Olympique Marseille
08.03.2018 EUL Olympique Marseille 3-1 Athletic Bilbao
04.03.2018 D1 Olympique Marseille 1-1 FC Nantes
28.02.2018 Cup Paris St. Germain 3-0 Olympique Marseille
25.02.2018 D1 Paris St. Germain 3-0 Olympique Marseille
Latest results – Lyon:
15.03.2018 EUL Lyon 2-3 CSKA Moscow
11.03.2018 D1 Lyon 1-0 SM Caen
08.03.2018 EUL CSKA Moscow 0-1 Lyon
04.03.2018 D1 Montpellier HSC 1-1 Lyon
01.03.2018 Cup SM Caen 1-0 Lyon
25.02.2018 D1 Lyon 1-1 AS Saint-Étienne
If Marseille was able to do so well and eliminate Bilbao on the Europa League, Lyon featured in one of the biggest disappointments of this 8th finals.
The team had been able to get a win in Russia against CSKA by 1-0 and they looked like they were comfortably heading towards the quarter-finals.
But in surprising fashion, the lost 3-2 at home and ended up being eliminated from the Europa League. It’s now time to pick up the pieces and try to reach the next Champions League via Ligue 1.
Marseille vs Lyon – Betting Tip and Prediction:
Therefore, a victory here is fundamental since at the moment Marseille is the direct rival fighting for Lyon for that objective.
A victory here would decrease the difference between the two teams to only 1 point and would put Lyon back on the fight.
An interesting aspect to mention is that, as visitors, Lyon have the best attack of the competition, even better than PSG.
For those reasons, I believe both sides will get on the scoresheet here.
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