Ligue 1 – Season Continues – AS Mónaco v Olympique de Marseille on Match-day 5

AS Mónaco vs. Olympique de Marseille

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Ligue 1 action on Saturday as Monaco and Marseille meet at the Stade Louis II – 9:00pm GMT.

Monaco currently sitting in fourteenth place, are nine places lower than fifth placed Marseille, heading into the clash.

AS Mónaco have four points to their name, going into this tie

Monaco come to this fixture on the back of a victory, having beaten Troyes 1-2 at Stade de l’Aube.

Niko Kovac knows that a run of two losses in three fixtures for his Monaco side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With four points, they currently sit fourteenth in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two matches.

When Monaco host Marseille, they will do so on the back of one draws on their own ground.

Winning this fixture will see AS Mónaco on 7 points.

Going into Saturday’s game, Niko Kovac without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, Olympique de Marseille have managed to gain seven points

With a win in their previous game, (3-1) against Saint-Étienne, Marseille will likely be in a positive frame of mind.

Marseille keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three matches is astonishing this season. With seven points, they are established in fifth in the League having won two fixtures and drawn one game.

Marseille will travel to Monaco with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one victory.

Olympique de Marseille will have 10 points if they manage to secure a victory.

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

AS Mónaco v Olympique de Marseille – Head-to-Head.

Both teams have previously played each other 53 times with the result being 22 wins and 14 draws for Monaco.

Marseille to win – probability = 28.57 percent.

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