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Ligue 1 – Season Continues – Nice v Olympique de Marseille on Match-day 3

Nice vs. Olympique de Marseille

Next Sunday at 8:45pm GMT, on matchday 3 of the Ligue 1, we will see Nice play Marseille at Allianz Rivera.

Marseille to face fourth Nice on Sunday at Allianz Rivera, with Jorge Sampaoli’s team currently occupying sixth place in the League.

Nice face their opponents, equal on points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter

Nice will be buoyant, following a 0-4 away win against Lille in their last fixture.

That’s a run of one wins for Nice. They currently sit in fourth place, with a total of four points having won one game and drawn one game.

Nice have drawn one game of their one League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Nice’s points from 4 to 7, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring average of four goals (3 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Kasper Dolberg (2), Amine Gouiri (1), and Hicham Boudaoui (1). Nice have managed to maintain a strong defence so far, which in turn has allowed them to deliver good attacking options themselves and deliver good scoring opportunities.

Going into Sunday’s game, Christophe Galtier without five of his players, due to illness or injury.

Olympique de Marseille face his opponents with equal points, both teams will doubtless be keen to make progress

Following a 2-2 draw against Bordeaux, Marseille will be hoping for more.

Marseille seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with one draws in one game. They currently stand sixth in the League, with four points having won one game and drawn one game.

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

Olympique de Marseille will have 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Marseille are no strangers this Season to illness and injury and Jorge Sampaoli is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without two of his key players

Nice v Olympique de Marseille – Head-to-Head.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Marseille with a greater number of wins. In the last 41 meetings, they have enjoyed 24 wins, to Nice’s 11 victories. Also, Marseille are unbeaten in their thirteen of the last 20 matches played against Nice. The last time they played each other in this competition was March 2021, when The Phocaeans walked away as 3-0 winners. Previous matches between this pair have been high-scoring affairs and the odds of both sides finding the net on Sunday are high (58.48%) so it should be an entertaining match.

There is a 39.22 percent probability of a Nice win.

Performance Report

For Nice, Kasper Dolberg has netted
two goals in 2 League games this Ligue 1 Season, while Dimitri Payet scored
three goals in 2 League fixtures this campaign for Marseille.

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