Marseille and Strasbourg faced off in Match Day 27 of Ligue 1 and the result was a thrilling 2-2 draw. C._Mbemba of Marseille put his team ahead at the 49th minute with a great strike that flew past the keeper. Marseille then doubled their lead in the 76th minute thanks to A._Sanchez’s goal, putting them firmly in control of the match. However, Strasbourg had other ideas and fought back valiantly late on. J._Aholou scored two quick goals for Strasbourg in the 88th and 89th minutes respectively to level the score at 2-2, ensuring that both teams got a point from this exciting encounter.
Pau López (rating 7.3)
Matz Sels (rating 6.5)
S. Gigot (S. Kolasinac, 60)
I. Sissoko (G. Nyamsi, 52)
The match between Marseille and Strasbourg was a close one, with the latter having a slight edge in ball possession at 59% compared to 41%. Marseille made 7 shots on target, 4 on goal, with Ruslan Malinovskyi being the most active in terms of shots. Strasbourg made 24 shots on target, 9 of which were on goal. The most effective hit on goal came from Jean-Eudes Aholou. Ultimately neither side could break the deadlock as the match ended in a draw.
Jordan Veretout of Marseille had a pass accuracy of 79%, with 44 total passes made. Frédéric Guilbert from Strasbourg was even more successful, completing 83% of his 77 passes. Sead Kolašinac from Marseille made one key pass during the match, while Dimitri Liénard from Strasbourg managed five key passes. It looks like both teams put on a strong display in this match!
Marseille and Strasbourg have been facing off against each other in an intense competition, with both teams showing impressive defensive skills. Marseille led the way with 9 interceptions, with Nuno Tavares at the top of the leaderboard with 3. Strasbourg was close behind, managing 10 interceptions overall. Alexander Djiku had the most for his team, 4 total. Marseille was able to keep up however and managed to also get 10 interceptions; Eric Bailly had a total of 4 for his team. Unfortunately for Strasbourg though, they weren’t able to record any interceptions this time around, ending the game 0-0 on that stat line.
Ruslan Malinovskyi of Marseille and Alexander Djiku of Strasbourg are the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Ruslan Malinovskyi has won 11 such fights, while Alexander Djiku has won 7. Clearly, both players demonstrate a strong competitive spirit and an impressive ability to win possession.
- T. Delaine (Strasbourg) at 6 minute
- G. Nyamsi (Strasbourg) at 40 minute
- A. Djiku (Strasbourg) at 72 minute
- E. Sobol (Strasbourg) at 83 minute
- L. Balerdi (Marseille) at 29 minute
Penalties in a match:
- A. Sanchez (Marseille) at 76 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Marseille – DWLWW
- Strasbourg – DLDWL
Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:
- Jonathan David (19, Lille)
- K. Mbappe (18, Paris Saint Germain)
- Alexandre Lacazette (16, Lyon)
- Folarin Balogun (16, Reims)
- Wissam Ben Yedder (16, Monaco)
- Marseille will play with Reims. March 19 at 19:45 (UTC), on Stade Auguste-Delaune II.
- Strasbourg will play with Auxerre. March 19 at 14:00 (UTC), on Stade de la Meinau.