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Monaco vs Marseille Top Bets, Odds, and Predictions
Marseille will have yet another derby match, it's a conclusion to the grueling few weeks for the visitors.
It seems relevant to acknowledge that these teams are pretty evenly matched, and have been playing non-stop for the past two months in both the domestic championship and Europe. They have almost the same stat line with eight wins, three draws, and losses. They don't have many draw games in between themselves, but after all, they have been through this season, they might settle to even the score.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
Fatigue plays a big factor in how teams are defending, and both of these teams endured a lot this season. There were injuries, a lot of matches, and disappointments, especially for the Marseille team who were eliminated from the rest of the European season in the 95. minute loss to Tottenham during their Champions League encounter.
Key information about Monaco vs Marseille
Marseille is in the derby mode
Monaco has won their last two league games, and with the derby match against Marseille looming, they are hoping to end the first part of the season in good spirits. They have slight injury issues for this match, but the most important players, like the Swiss striker Breel Embolo, will be available. He has scored seven goals this season and is aiming to finish off the Marseille team in a positive fashion. It will be interesting to see how Monaco's coach Philippe Clement approaches this match with the visitors coming to town in a good mood after they beat Lyon 1-0 last weekend.
Monaco's predicted starting lineup: Nubel, Vanderson, Disasi, Maripan, Henrique, Fofana, Camara, Minamino, Volland, Golovin, Embolo.
Marseille went through a lot these past three months, from making the perfect start to the season and going undefeated for the first nine matches to falling off the cliff losing straight games both domestically and in Europe, and then coming back home and winning against Lyon. They are a team who had the most difficult schedule in Ligue 1 this autumn period playing one derby match after another. It was tough facing teams like PSG, Lens, Lyon, and so forth, and keep their European hopes alive. Unfortunately for them, their European experience is over for this season, and now they can focus their attention on Ligue 1. Marseille has had problems with scoring goals lately, Alexis Sanchez is still the most efficient one, but he has been stuck on four goals for some time now. However, he can't be the only one responsible for that part of the team effort.
Marseille's predicted starting lineup: Lopez, Balerdi, Gigot, Mbemba, Tavares, Veretout, Rongier, Clauss, Harit, Under, Sanchez.
Monaco: Myron Boadu and Willem Geubbels are injured.
Marseille: No news to report.
FAQ about Monaco vs Marseille
- Where is the match being played? – Stade Louis II, Monte Carlo
- What was the score the last time they met? – Marseille 0-1 Monaco
- Where can you watch the match? – British viewers can watch the match on BT Sport