Friday, January 27, at 19:45, Marseille meets Montpellier, in a match that opens the round with number 22 of Ligue 1.
After a very good period of time, Marseille has known failure, the first at home after a long time, however, he continued the string matches lost in the previous round, when OM gave Lyon 1-3 on his land. With seven goals earned the last two meetings, the team led by Rudi Garcia came in 7th place with 30 points, with the right -2 goal difference. Returning the “Stade Vélodrome” can not be considered only an advantage because in front of their fans, Marseille gathered 21de points, but scored very least 12 times with seven more goals than they managed to enroll teams effects.
On the other side, Montpellier and it comes after a defeat quite painful 0-2 with Metz, the match was played all away. Thus, the former champion of Ligue 1 is now in 13th place with 23 points, with a defensive pushovers, collected 34 goals, five more than the successes of the offensive led by Ryad Boudebouz land. Moreover, displacements are the Achilles heel of the team’s Frederic Hantz, Montpellier are without a win in 11 matches, hence gathered that very few points, 4, all as a result of draws.
Probable teams Marseille vs Montpellier:
Marseille (4-3-3): Pele – Sakai – Fanni – Rolando – Evra – Sanson – Vainqueur – Lopez – Thauvin – Gomis – Cabella
Montpellier (4-1-4-1): Pionnier – Mukiele – Hilton – Remy – Roussillion – Skhirate – Ikone – Sessegnon – Boudebouz – Lasne – Mouna
Marseille leave the first chance in this match, unlike the outcome of the round, when Montpellier was fun with Rudi Garcia’s defenses, beating OM 3-1. Changing situation, Montpellier is a good incasatoare away and Marseille have players like Bafembi Gomis, you can make a difference, especially in the “Stade Vélodrome”, where evolving best.