Marseille will welcome Lens to Stade Velodrome for a game of Ligue 1 8th round on Sunday. Both sides are currently inside top 4 of the standings, with Marseille sitting on 2nd spot with fourteen points, while their next opponents are down to 4th on two points less.
Marseille vs Lens Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Marseille||Draw||9 W/ 6 D/ 5 L||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Lens||Draw||5 W/ 6 D/ 9 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L|
Last game between the teams: 03.02.2021 Ligue 1: Lens – Marseille 2:2; Florian Sotoca 46’, Facundo Medina 61’; Florian Thauvin 37’, Arkadiusz Milik 45’
Last game at this venue: 20.01.2021 Ligue 1: Marseille – Lens 0:1; Simon Bokote Banza 59’
Worth mentioning: Marseille and Lens failed to determine a winner in the last match between the two teams in February, with the game at Stade Bollaert-Delelis finishing in 2:2 draw. Lens are unbeaten in two H2H clashes after winning the previous encounter via slender 1:0, but before that Marseille were on a run of five straight victories. Lens have managed to score more than one goal only in the most-recent of the last eight meetings. Three of the last five produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.
Marseille vs Lens Stats
|As of 24.09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Marseille||Draw||6 W/ 4 D/ 0 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Lens||Loss||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Marseille: 22.09.2021 Ligue 1: Angers – Marseille 0:0;
Top performers Marseille: Dimitri Payet 3 goals 1 assist, Bamba Dieng 3 goals, Cengiz Under 3 goals.
Next game Marseille: 30.09.2021 Europa League: Marseille – Galatasaray
Last game Lens: 22.09.2021 Ligue 1: Lens – Strasbourg 0:1; Ludovic Ajorque 67’; Kevin Danso from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 50’
Top performers Lens: Seko Fofana 3 goals, Ignatius Ganago 2 goals, Przemyslaw Frankowski 1 goal 3 assists.
Next game Lens: 01.10.2021 Ligue 1: Lens – Marseille
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Marseille were held to a boring goalless draw when visiting Angers on Wednesday. Jorge Sampaoli’s team has not tasted defeat in sixteen consecutive matches. Marseille have not conceded more than a goal across the last five meetings, with all of their three victories for the period achieved via two goal margins. Just two of their last eighteen clashes ended in victories for the away sides. Only one of Marseille last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as two saw both involved teams to score.
On Wendesday Lens suffered first loss for the season, falling 1:0 down at home to Strasbourg. Prior to it they went unbeaten in ten encounters recording five victories and five draws in the process. Just one of Lens last seven matches was won by the home sides, as the visitors triumphed on three occasions for the period. The team has managed to keep only two clean sheets across the last thirteen meetings. Two of Lens last five games featured over 2,5 goals and also two witnessed goals at both ends.
Marseille vs Lens News
Missing players Marseille: Arkadiusz Milik and Dimitri Payet are injured.
Missing players Lens: Kevin Danso is suspended.
Marseille vs Lens Predictions
Marseille to win – 1.72 @ bet365