In one of the meetings of the French championship, the main forces of Marseille and Lorient will clash. Will the favorite be able to win in the upcoming confrontation? LiveResult.Ru evaluates the opponents' chances of success in this match.


The Provencals have already started in the Europa League, where in two rounds they were able to record two draws – with Lokomotiv and Galatasaray, which brought third place in the standings. In Ligue 1, the "blue and white" are on the fifth line after eight matches. Marseille has 4 wins and 2 draws. Such results brought 14 points and the fifth place in the standings. The gap from the leader is already 13 points. Following the peaceful outcome in the duel with Angers, the Southerners suffered 2 failures in a row, losing to Lyon and Lille.


The players of Lorient were able to surprise at the start of the championship, where the guests took turns defeating such rivals as Monaco and Lille. After nine rounds of the national championship, the Tigers have 3 successful meetings and 5 peaceful outcomes, which brought 14 points and the seventh line. After Victoria in the match with Nice, the Merluzovs drew twice, sharing points with Lyon and Clermont.

Injuries and disqualifications:

Under (red card) - Marseille. Lemoine (busting yellow cards) – Lorient.
Payet (muscle injury) - Marseille. Morel (hip) - all "Lorient".
Under question:
Harit (groin) - "Marseille".

Statistics and figures:

  • The hosts are the favorites of the meeting;
  • Marseille cannot win in the last 4 meetings;
  • Lorient has a 6-match unbeaten streak;
  • The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 3:2 in favor of Marseille.


Marseille can no longer afford to lose. The team so gave the opponents a lot of points. As it seems, in the upcoming confrontation, the Provencals will please the fans and will be able to score three points.