In the upcoming fixture of Ligue 1, it is the clash of the third and the fourth team on the Ligue 1 points table to find out who can better themselves in this fixture. Lyon is having a terrible run as of late in the league games but surprisingly they are still among the top 4 teams. The home team, Marseille will come to this game with more confidence because even if they lose this match, they would not be overthrown from their position by the away side so whether they win or lose, it won’t matter for this game. The preview of this match is listed below.
When and where –
This match is to be played at Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France. The ground has a capacity of 67, 394 and it would be a sunny day with a probability of drizzling in Marseille which would only add to the excitement of this game. The clash will take place at 1:30 AM (IST) on March 19, 2018 and this match will be available to watch on Sony LIV app.
Olympique Marseille won – 1
Lyon won – 2
Not decided – 3
Valere Germain is expected to feature in this game after missing out on Thursday. Florian Thauvin is also expected to play this game and chances are higher that Morgan Sanson will also make comeback to the starting XI.
Nabil Fekir and Rafael are both doubtful to play this game. Nabil being injured and Raphael because of his performance lately. Myziane Maolida is expected to start on the left once more in this game. Houssem Aouar is expected to play in the midfield.
Marseille – Mandanda (GK), Sakai, Rolando, Rami, Sarr, Anguissa, Gustavo, Payet, Sanson, Thauvin, Germain
Lyon – Lopes (GK), Tete, Marcelo, Morel, Marcal, Aouar, Tousart, N’Dombele, Traore, Mariano, Maolida
The away team is most likely to win this game and if they can it would help them to close the gap they have with their opponent for this game. If we are to go by the head to head encounters then Lyon would be the favourites because they have won more matches against Marseille lately.
THIS MAR VS LYN MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.