Ligue 1 Action at the Stade Louis II – AS Mónaco face Olympique de Marseille

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Next Sunday at 9:45pm GMT, on matchday 15 of the Ligue 1, we will see Monaco play Marseille at the Stade Louis II.

It’s a clash of fifth vs fourth, as Monaco host Marseille at the Stade Louis II.

AS Mónaco face their opponents with equal points, with both keen to make progress

Monaco must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Tolouse FC at Stadium de Toulouse.

Also, Monaco keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last nine matches is astonishing this season. With 27 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 8 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws having won eight games, drawn three fixtures, and lost three meetings.

Monaco have won three matches, drawn two fixtures, and lost two matches of their seven League matches at home this season.

AS Mónaco will have secured 30 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good Attacking Performance

Monaco have a good scoring record this season, with 27 netted so far (26 from open play and one penalty). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Breel Embolo (7), Wissam Ben Yedder (5), and Aleksandr Golovin (3). Monaco have conceded 18 goals.

Olympique de Marseille face his opponents, equal on points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter

Marseille will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-0 victory over Lyon in their last match.

Also, Marseille keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 14 games is astonishing this season. With 27 points (8W, 3L and 3D), they are established in fourth position in the League having won eight meetings, drawn three fixtures, and lost three matches.

Marseille’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Monaco. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three games, drawn two meetings, and lost one game.

Victory for Olympique de Marseille would take their points tally to 30 so far this season.

Good atacking and defensive team

Marseille have shown a consistency in defence, having so far only conceded 11 goals in their previous games. They have a good scoring average of 23 goals (22 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Alexis Sanchez (4), Luis Suarez (3), and Nuno Tavares (3).

Marseille’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Igor Tudor, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

AS Mónaco 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 55 meetings, they have enjoyed 23 wins, to Monaco’s 18 wins. Also, Marseille have won seven out of 12 meetings when visiting Monaco. The last time they played each other in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 0-1 away win for Olympique de Marseille.

Performance Report

For Monaco, Breel Embolo is one of the top performing players after having scoredseven goals and provided one assist in 14 League matches this Ligue 1 Season, while Alexis Sanchez contributed withfour goals in 14 League games this campaign for Marseille.

Other standout players for Monaco are Wissam Ben Yedder and Aleksandr Golovin with five goals and three goals respectively and for Marseille are Luis Suarez and Nuno Tavares with three goals and three goals respectively.