Marseille will face Monaco at Stade Vélodrome 20th Round of French Ligue 1. Marseille against Monaco is always a big match interest after previous matches in Ligue 1. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Marseille started their season pretty well, however, they lost already 7 games in a row in all competitions. Now Les Phocéens should concentrate to be in Champions League qualifier place at Ligue 1. They have finished Europa League Group stage at last position, even lost against Apollon (main outsider of the group). Moreover, they have lost at Coupe de France, so they should stay focused in Ligue 1 tournament till the end of the season. Team have a great players in the sqaud like – Florian Thauvin, Dimitri Payet, Lucas Ocampos, Kevin Strootman, A. Rami and K. Mitroglou, unfortunately, Adil and Konstantinos will miss the match due to injuries. Marseille this year mostly scoring goals from play and Set piece, but conceding often from counter attacks.
Team should start winning games and use their abilities to play well, especially having this kind of great players in the squad.
Monaco have a lot of problems in the squad, however, they have changer their Head coach to a legend Thierry Henry and things going a little bit better. Now team stands at 19th position at Ligue 1 and should go further at the table. In average teams scores 1 goal per game, that is a very bad result for a team like Monaco, which have won the league a few years ago. Monaco playing aggressive football and already have 4 red and 31 yellow cards. Of course, we should remember that the team misses almost 10 players due to injuries and red card suspensions. Most interested fact that during this Transfer window Monaco have already signed few players and planing to sign Cesc Fabregas from Chelsea.
Monaco’s players and Henry should find the path of going up in the league, otherwise, they will be relegated to Ligue 2 and that will be the most worst season of last years.
During two seasons team have met five times. All matches finished with many goals and intense fight. 3 times won Monaco, 1 draw, and only once won Marseille in the last match at the beginning of the present season.