Ligue 1 Action at the Stade Raymond Kopa – Angers SCO face Olympique de Marseille

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Friday at the Stade Raymond Kopa, as Angers host Marseille in the Ligue 1.

Marseille go to the Stade Raymond Kopa with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in second as they take on fourteenth placed Angers.

It’s eight points so far for Angers SCO this season, going into this game

Angers come to this fixture on the back of a 0-1 away loss against Nice at Allianz Rivera.

Also, Gerald Baticle’s Angers have lost four of their last six meetings this season. With a fourteenth position in the league and 2 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, they currently have eight points in the League having won two games, drawn two fixtures, and lost four meetings.

When Angers host Marseille, they will do so on the back of one victory, one dart, and two defeat on their own ground.

Angers SCO will have 11 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Angers’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Gerald Baticle, ahead of this Friday’s fixture against their opponents.

Olympique de Marseille go into this fixture with 20 points secured

Igor Tudor’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Rennes in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.

Also, Marseille keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season, contributed significantly to their rise up the table. With 20 points (6W, 0L and 2D), they are established in second position in the League having won six fixtures and drawn two games.

Marseille will travel to Angers with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two wins and one draw.

A victory for Olympique de Marseille would put them on 23 points.

Good atacking and defensive team

Marseille have shown a good defensive performance, having only conceded five goals in their previous games. Marseille will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (16). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Alexis Sanchez (4), Nuno Tavares (3), and Matteo Guendouzi (2).

Marseille are likely to be missing one of their key players when they start Friday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Angers SCO v Olympique de Marseille – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Marseille with a greater number of wins. In the last 17 meetings, they have enjoyed seven victories, to Angers’s three wins. Additionally, on the road, Marseille are unbeaten against Angers in two meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was February 2022 and the score line ended up with a 5-2 win for Angers SCO.

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