RC Strasburg v Olympique de Marseille: Ligue 1 Match-day 18

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RCSA at home against Marseille – Sunday – 5:00pm GMT – The Stade de La Meinau.

It’s a trip to the Stade de La Meinau for sixth placed RCSA on Sunday, as they take on third placed Marseille.

It’s 26 points so far for RC Strasburg this season, going into this meeting

Following two straight wins for RCSA in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, it comes as no surprise that RCSA have risen up the table this season, following a run of six fixtures without loss. With a sixth position in the league and 7 wins, 5 losses and 5 draws, they currently have 26 points in the League having won seven meetings, drawn five games, and lost five matches.

Playing at home, RCSA have won five matches, drawn two meetings, and lost two fixtures.

RC Strasburg will have 29 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

RCSA will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (34). Their stand out attacking players have been Ludovic Ajorque (9), Habib Diallo (8), and Adrien Thomasson (6). RCSA have conceded 22 goals.

Julien Stephan will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of two of his RCSA players.

Olympique de Marseille arrive at this game, having secured 29 points so far this season

Only a positive result will be acceptable for Jorge Sampaoli’s men, following their recent home defeat at the hands of Brest in their last match.

Also, Marseille keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 16 fixtures is astonishing this season. With 29 points (8W, 3L and 5D), they are established in third position in the League having won eight meetings, drawn five games, and lost three fixtures.

Marseille’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to RCSA. In the 7 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four meetings, drawn two matches, and lost one game.

Olympique de Marseille will have 32 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

A solid defensive team

So far, Marseille’s defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded 14 goals. Despite delivering often average performance, their goal scoring stats have been good (23). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Dimitri Payet (6), Cengiz Under (4), and Matteo Guendouzi (3).

RC Strasburg v Olympique de Marseille – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two teams have met on 32 occasions, in which Marseille have enjoyed 14 wins and 12 draws. Further, Marseille have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of RCSA in three out of the last five games with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was April 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

The odds of an RCSA win are currently 40.82 percent.

Other players of note for RCSA are Habib Diallo and Adrien Thomasson with eight goals and six goals respectively and for Marseille are Dimitri Payet and Cengiz Under with six goals each.

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