MARSEILLE. Olympique Marseille tops Olympique Lyonnais 1-0 after S. Gigot scored just 1 goal (44′).
The match was played at the Stade Vélodrome stadium in Marseille on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was François Letexier assisted by Mehdi Rahmouni and Huseyin Ocak. The 4th official was Bastien Dechepy. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8.1 degrees Celsius or 46.56 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Olympique Marseille was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Olympique Lyonnais that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Olympique Marseille had a more offensive attitude with 60 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Olympique Marseille won the match.
Olympique Marseille shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
Olympique Marseille didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Olympique Lyonnais received 1 yellow card (Tete).
After playing this contest, Olympique Marseille will have 27 points like Monaco and Lorient to hold in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 20 points to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Olympique Marseille will play away against Monaco on the 13th of November with a 14-12 head to head statistic in favor of Olympique Marseille (7 draws).
Olympique Lyonnais will host Nice on the 11th of November with a 18-11 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (9 draws).
Olympique Marseille – Formation
Olympique Marseille started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Igor Tudor decided to play with the following team: Pau López, Chancel Mbemba , Leonardo Balerdi , Samuel Gigot , Jonathan Clauss , Valentin Rongier , Jordan Veretout , Nuno Tavares , Cengiz Ünder , Amine Harit and Alexis Sánchez .
The home team had on the bench: Gerson, Souleymane Isaak Touré, Issa Kaboré, Mattéo Guendouzi, Dimitri Payet, Luis Javier Suárez, Ahmadou Bamba Dieng, Rubén Blanco and Sead Kolašinac .
Olympique Marseille made 5 changes: S. Gigot for S. Kolasinac (61′), C. Under for M. Guendouzi (61′), J. Veretout for D. Payet (84′), N. Tavares for S. Toure (90′) and A. Sanchez for Gerson (90′).
Best player: Alexis Sánchez
The player that probably impressed the most for Olympique Marseille was Alexis Sánchez even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 37 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
Olympique Lyonnais – Formation
Olympique Lyonnais started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
Laurent Blanc played with: Anthony Lopes, Malo Gusto , Jérôme Boateng , Castello Lukeba , Nicolás Tagliafico , Maxence Caqueret , Thiago Mendes , Johann Lepenant , Houssem Aouar , Alexandre Lacazette and Moussa Dembélé .
They had on the bench: Tetê, Romain Faivre, Sinaly Diomandé , Damien Da Silva, Henrique, Rayan Cherki , Karl Toko Ekambi , Rémy Riou and Jeff Reine-Adélaïde .
Olympique Lyonnais made 5 changes: H. Aouar for J. Reine-Adelaide (46′), M. Dembele for K. Toko Ekambi (46′), J. Boateng for S. Diomande (69′), J. Lepenant for R. Cherki (76′) and M. Caqueret for Tete (76′).
Best player: Thiago Mendes
The player that probably impressed the most for Olympique Lyonnais was Thiago Mendes.
His rating iswith 56 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.