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Angers SCO v Olympique de Marseille: Ligue 1 Match-day 7

Angers SCO vs. Olympique de Marseille

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Next Wednesday at 9:00pm GMT, on matchday 7 of the Ligue 1, we will see Angers play Marseille at the Stade Raymond Kopa.

Champion’s League hopefuls Marseille, travel to Angers on Wednesday, as second takes on fourth in the League.

Angers SCO arrive at this match, having secured 11 points so far this season

This match gives Gerald Baticle’s Angers 90 minutes to get their season back on track. Their last outing resulted in a 1-4 loss to Nantes, with a 1-1 draw against Brest before that. Only a positive result will be good enough.

Angers keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last six games is astonishing this season. Their position is fourth in the League, and they have 11 points having won three meetings, drawn two matches, and lost one game.

Angers have won two matches and lost one game of their three League matches at home this season.

A victory for Angers SCO would put them on 14 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Angers have a good scoring record this season, with 10 netted so far (9 from open play and one penalty). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Sofiane Boufal (2), Ismael Traore (2), and Thomas Mangani (1). Angers have conceded six goals.

Injury and illness have depleted Gerald Baticle’s Angers and they will likely be missing two key personnel for Wednesday’s match.

Olympique de Marseille go into this match with 13 points secured

Marseille will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Rennes and AS Mónaco.

Marseille’s League position speaks for itself, as they continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 3rd in a row, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With 13 points, they currently sit second in the League having won four games and drawn one game.

Marseille have won two fixtures of their two League matches playing away this season.

A win in this fixture would take Olympique de Marseille’s points to 16 in the League.

Good Attacking Performance

Marseille will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (12). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Dimitri Payet (3), Cengiz Under (3), and Bamba Dieng (3). Marseille have conceded five goals.

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

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

The recent form between these two sides has seen Marseille with a greater number of wins. In the last 15 meetings, they have enjoyed six victories, to Angers’s three wins. In addition, Marseille are unbeaten in their last two matches played at the Stade Raymond Kopa against Angers. May 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Phocaeans took all three points winning 3-2. The likelihood of both sides finding the net again in the Stade Raymond Kopa is rated at 56.82%.

Marseille have a win probability of 46.95 percent.

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