Nantes plays the maintenance. OM battle for a European place. No advantage in terms of motivation
Nantes, who has just lost 4-1 in a 1-0 win over Lille in the French Cup (1-0) and Liverpool FC (1-0) The home against Nancy last Saturday (0-2). In the hard, the Canaris point 15th in the ranking, only 2 units of the red zone, but they did not play in Bastia this week, due to the bad climate in Corsica.
Beaten on the ground of Metz last weekend (1-0), OM immediately relaunched at the reception of Guingamp Wednesday (2-0), winning a 3rd victory in 4 games all Competitions. Ex-aequo with Saint-Etienne, the partners of William Vainqueur are still 6th of this Ligue 1, to 4 more units of the OL, 4th. Advantage OM on the form.
Expelled against Nancy, the young nugget of Nantes, Amine Harit, is suspended for this match against OM, while the important Iloki and Baamou are injured. The Burkinabean rookie, striker Prejuce Nakoulma, could make his 1st in the group this weekend.
OM is still deprived of Hubocan, Diaby and Evra (injured). On the other hand, Njie (return from CAN) should be present for this trip. Slight OM advantage on paper