Saturday’s French Ligue 1 action features an exciting clash between Nantes and Marseille. In the first round, Nantes had much luck to equal the result against Lille after a goal with deflection. The players of both teams allowed many mistakes, but eventually, the three points were for Lille after a goal from Victor Osimhen in 80th minute for the final result of 2-1.
Over a week ago, Marseille were a favourite in the clash at home against Reims. The first big chance for a goal was for the guests, while during the second half Kevin Strootman hit the post. Reims were more focused throughout the match and won by 2-0 with goals in the second 45 minutes. In this game, Dimitri Payet and his teammates had ten shots, but only two were on target.
Nantes are one of the best hosts in Ligue 1, and the last season they proved it with nine wins in 19 fixtures on home ground. At home, ‘The Canaries’ are playing more attacking football, which leads to more goals. Marseille disappointed in the first round, and now they have to face even more dangerous team. OM conceded two times more goals in the away fixtures (35) than at home (17) during the last season, while in the match with Reims, they showed that they still have problems in defence.