Marseille and Montpellier go head-to-head at the Orange Vélodrome this Friday in the Ligue 1. Currently, Igor Tudor 's team are 2nd in the table with 59 points, while Michel Der Zakarian's team are 11th with 36 points.
After winning 1x2 in the last match against Stade de Reims (Ligue 1 2022/23), Marseille receive Montpellier, who won 2x1 against Clermont (Ligue 1 2022/23). On the other hand, Michel Der Zakarian's team is on a scoring run that has seen them score at least one goal a game in their past 6 matches in the Ligue 1 Uber Eats 22/23. Digging back into the archives highlights that Igor Tudor 's team and Montpellier have faced each other seventy-eight times, with Marseille holding the advantage: 36 victories, against 18 victories of Michel Der Zakarian's team. Specifically in the Orange Vélodrome, Igor Tudor 's team has the advantage in the duels against Montpellier: 24 wins in 41 games. Michel Der Zakarian's team has 2 wins.
Considering only the Ligue 1, there have been seventy games played between the two teams, with 32 wins for Marseille, 21 draws and 17 wins for Montpellier.
Considering the Ligue 1 Uber Eats 22/23, from Marseille's most influential players, Jordan Veretout has entered the pitch 28 times, and Chancel Mbemba has played the most minutes (2287). Alexis Sánchez is their current best scorer with 12 goals. As for Montpellier, Arnaud Nordin has entered the field 26 times, and Jordan Ferri has played the most minutes (2038). Elye Wahi is the current best scorer with 12 goals.
The last meeting between the two teams ended with Marseille winning 2x1. Igor Tudor 's team is given the favouritism to win this match.
Mattéo Guendouzi 44' (pen.)
Arnaud Nordin 12'