Marseille vs Lorient
French Ligue 1
Date: Saturday 17th April 2021
Kick off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Stade Velodrome (Marseille).
Marseille will be the favourites to win this game and they come into this weekend in 6th place. They have 49 points and are 3 points from a possible Europa League qualification.
Recent form has been good with just 1 defeat from their last five and that came against Nice. Last weekend they were involved in a six goal classic against Montpellier that finished 3-3.
At home Marseille have been solid this season and have the 5th best home record in Ligue 1. They have won 28 points here from a possible 48. Marseille’s last home game ended in a 2-0 victory over Dijon and in fact the club have won their last 3 home games in a row.
Lorient are in 17th place and are only 2 points above the relegation zone. Though if they finish in 18th they would have a play-off to stay in the league.
Recent form has been good for Lorient and they did go 4 games unbeaten although last weekend they lost heavy to Lens with that game ending in a 4-1 defeat.
Away from home Lorient has the 2nd to worst record in Ligue 1 and have won just 1 game so far from 16. They have earned 3 points from their past 15 on offer and are conceding almost 2 goals per game.
Marseille vs Lorient: Head to Head
- Marseille have won the last 3 meetings against Lorient in a row.
- Lorient have just 1 win over Marseille in the last 10 meetings.
- The last time the teams played here was in 2016 when Marseille won 2-0.