Olympique Marseille – PSG
Olympique Marseille hosts PSG in the big derby of the French Ligue 1. This match is going to be played at the legendary Stade Velodrome on Sunday night.
Olympique Marseille are 5th in Ligue 1 with 19 points won, but a win against PSG would allow them to overtake Olympique Lyonnais and return on the 4th place. Their record so far shows 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats.
Right now Marseille are enjoying a run of two consecutive wins, achieved over Caen and Nice. It was Morgan Sanson, who made Marseille victorious at the Allianz Riviera against Nice. It was a tough, but very important win for the visiting team.
During the week Olympique Marseille had a game in Europa League, but Rudi Garcia’s team suffered a 1-3 loss against Lazio at the Velodrome.
Just like everyone expected, PSG are leading the Ligue 1 standings without much of a problem. The champions are first with a perfect record of 30 points and 10 wins from 10 matches played. So far, Thomas Tuchel’s team is just flawless in its performance in the league. They have scored 37 goals so far and conceded just 6.
In their last game in the league PSG celebrated a 5-0 win over Amiens at home. Marquinhos, Adrien Rabiot, Julian Draxler, Kylian Mbappe and Moussa Diaby scored for PSG in this game.
During the week the Parisians had a game in the Champions League, but they failed to beat Napoli at home – the match ended with a 2-2 draw. PSG were close to losing this one, but Angel Di Maria saved them with an equalizing goal soon before the end.
These are our thoughts about the Ligue 1 derby between Olympique Marseille and PSG at the Stade Velodrome. We wish you a good luck with this one!