PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Lille VS Marseille
Lille and Olympique Marseille face each other at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in a match for the 30th round of Ligue 1. Olympique Marseille won 2-0 at the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league at 18-12 -2016. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time they met in this stadium was on 25-10-2015, in a match for Ligue 1, which ended the victory of Olympique Marseille by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by S. Corchia (71 ‘) for Lille and M. Batshuayi (37’) and R. Alessandrini (56 ‘) for Olympique Marseille. In this match, the home side could play an important role, as Olympique Marseille show significant differences in the results achieved at home and away.
After 9 wins, 6 draws and 14 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 33 points. In the last game, he beat Nancy out (1-2), after having drawn 1-1 (1-1) in a game against Toulouse. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 17 conceded; Against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 21 conceded. For the championship, Lille won 11 points out of 30 after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of their 14 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 8 of his last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In the 29 games he played in this event, he only managed 1 turnaround in 18 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 1 period in the last 14 home games for this competition: they scored 6 of their 17 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Lille are back at home for the French championship after two away appearances from their cheerleading, who must be satisfied with the results, after which they have won four of six points away from home. However, the team has not shown much homogeneity in their performances. As hosts, they were unable to swing their opponents’ net in three of their fourteen games, having sealed a total of seventeen goals, scoring a scoreless average of 1.21 goals per game at home. The defense is also a little fragile, not having conceded goals in just two of these games, but in numbers it is not very penetrated. For this match, the manager should keep the team in the 4-2-3-1, highlighting Eder in attack.
After 13 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is in 5th place, having won 45 points. In the last game, Angers won at home (3-0), after having won in the previous game in a match against Lorient, (1-4). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; Against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Olympique Marseille have won 11 points out of 30 after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in their last 10 away games. The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has regularly marked, since it managed to materialize in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as 10 of his last 14 games for this competition have finished with over 2.5 goals. In 29 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 1 turnaround.
Olympique de Marseille enters the field for their 30th match of the French Championship trying to maintain the good performance they have been showing to try their third consecutive victory in the competition, which would be the second followed away from home. As a visitor, the team failed to reach the opposing network in four of the fourteen matches they have played so far, however their defense has scored in twelve of those games, which shows a defensive system not very organized when away from home. For this match, the coach should keep the team in the 4-3-3, with highlight for Thauvin, who scored three goals in the last two games.