Olympique Marseille – Olympique Lyon, Ligue 1 Prediction
ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION FOR MARSEILLE - LYON
Marseille has the privilege of not playing in Europa League this season and is now preparing all week for its league games. The goal is the top 3, of course. The form of the team is not very good, but the championship is extremely even and so before the start of the round Marseille were 1 point out of 2nd place. There is only one loss at home – the one from Reims in early August. We expect Marseille to try to control the game and attack frequently through the wings.
Lyon beat Benfica in a crucial Champions League match during the week and the kids are literally on one win away from the next phase, which will be a great achievement considering that they are generally having a weak season. With Garcia’s arrival, hopes returned. This derby with Marseille will be spectacular and there can be a lot of cards as the atmosphere of the pitch will be fierce. Lyon have been very motivated in this game after all the recent events.
Expert view : OM fans will be booing Rudy Garcia for sure. This is normal after he goes to a great enemy like Lyon. We expect the match to be even. It is debatable whether there will be goals. We will bet on a team that is in better shape and one that has better players overall. These are the guests from Lyon. Garcia knows the opponent well and that can also be a factor in the match. We’ll make sure in the bet and our prediction is for Lyon to win either half at 1.74.
Lyon have 3 straight wins in all tournaments
Lyon have 5 consecutive wins over Marseille in the league
MARSEILLE TEAM NEWS
Sakai (10/1 D) is Suspended. Thauvin (1/0 M) and Lihadji (2/0 F) are Out.
LYON TEAM NEWS
Marcal (3/0 D), Depay (10/7 F) and Tete (9/0 D) are Out. Tousart (11/1 M) is Suspended.