Marseille vs Lyon Preview, Tips and Odds

Marseille will welcome Lyon to Stade Velodrome on Sunday for their game of the 36th round in the French League 1. The hosts in this tie are 6th, equal on 55 points with fifth-placed Montpellier, while their next opponents are 3rd, with their lead over St Etienne being just a single points.

Marseille vs Lyon Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast 5 H2H games home/away
MarseilleLoss1 W/ 10 D/ 9 L2 W/ 6 D/ 2 L
LyonWin9 W/ 10 D/ 1 L2 W/ 6 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 23.09.2018 Lyon – Marseille 4:2; Houssem Aouar 27’, Bertrand Traore 51’, 60’, Nabil Fekir 75′ (penalty); Florian Thauvin 39’, Clinton N’Jie 82’; Duje Caleta-Car from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 83’
Last game at this venue: 18.03.2018 Marseille – Lyon 2:3; Rolando 31’, Konstantinos Mitroglou 84’; Adil Rami 42’(own goal), Houssem Aouar 52’, Memphis Depay 90’

Worth mentioning: Marseille’s only victory from the previous twenty H2H clashes with Lyon dates back to 2014 or ten matches ago. Three of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals and four witnessed goals at both ends and Lyon managed to keep one clean sheet. The teams were on a streak of four consecutive draws when the games were played in Marseille, but Lyon managed to win the most recent one. Only that victory from the last five meetings at Stade Velodrome produced over 2,5 goals, with all the draws witnessing less than three goals scored.

Marseille vs Lyon Stats

As of 09.05Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
MarseilleDraw4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
LyonDraw4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Marseille: 03.05.2019 Strasbourg – Marseille 1:1; Kenny Lala 65’; Valere Germain 48’; Jonas Martin 65’(penalty missed)
Last game Lyon: 05.05.2019 Lyon – Lille 2:2; Martin Terrier 11’, Leo Dubois 74’; Loic Remy 50’, Boubakary Soumare 69’
Top performers Marseille: Florian Thauvin 13 goals 8 assists, Mario Balotelli 8 goals 1 assist, Valere Germain 8 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Lyon: Moussa Dembele 13 goals 3 assists, Nabil Fekir 9 goals 5 assists, Memphis Depay 8 goals 8 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: Six of the previous seven matches involving Marseille saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets and three of the last four featured over 2,5 goals. The last time Marseille managed to keep a clean sheet was seven games ago. Each of the team’s last three games witnessed goals at both ends and produced over 2,5 goals.
Lyon did not lose any of their last three matches and recorded two victories, after previously being on a three game losing streak. Each of those six meetings saw both involved sides scoring and featured over 2,5 goals. Lyon have scored in five consecutive away matches.

Marseille vs Lyon News

Missing players Marseille: Mario Balotelli.
Missing players Lyon: Rafael da Silva, Fernando Marcal.

Marseille vs Lyon Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 1.80 @ bet365

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