It was a thrilling game between Marseille and Estac Troyes in Match Day 31 of Ligue 1. Vitinha from Marseille scored the first goal at the 2nd minute, giving his team an early lead of 1-0. Just 38 minutes later, C._Under extended their advantage with another goal (2-0). Then, at the 64th minute, Vitinha sealed a 3-0 victory for Marseille with his second goal of the match. Estac Troyes still managed to score one consolation goal at 90 minutes when M._Balde found the back of net (3-1). In the end, it was a convincing win for Marseille that secured their place in Ligue 1 standings.
Pau López (rating 6.3)
Gauthier Gallon (rating 6.3)
E. Bailly (S. Kolasinac, 76)
J. Porozo (Y. Salmier, 46)
Marseille dominated the match in terms of ball possession, leading with a 72% possession rate. They also made 28 shots on target and 6 on goal, with Vitinha being the most active player in terms of shots taken. Estac Troyes made significantly fewer attempts, with only 4 shots on target and 2 on goal. Of those two, Mama Baldé had the best success rate in terms of hits on goal. It was a one-sided affair as Marseille claimed victory over Estac Troyes.
Valentin Rongier of Marseille had an impressive passing accuracy of 90%, making 86 passes in total. Rominigue Kouamé of Estac Troyes wasn’t far behind with an 84% accuracy, having made 39 passes. Cengiz Ünder also from Marseille made 5 key passes, while Ante Palaversa from Estac Troyes managed 2. It was a close game between the two teams but ultimately the superior passing of Marseille players saw them through to victory.
Marseille and Estac Troyes faced off in a thrilling game recently, with the latter coming out on top. However, Marseille had the edge when it came to interceptions, leading the way with 10 total interceptions. Chancel Mbemba led all players with 3 interceptions for Marseille, while Estac Troyes had a total of 13 interceptions. Adil Rami had the most for Estac Troyes with 4. Despite their impressive interception count, Marseille was unable to record any successful takeaways during this match-up, while Estac Troyes managed 7 thanks largely to Lucien Agoumé who recorded 2 of them. It was an exciting match that showcased both teams’ defensive abilities and proved why they are two of the best teams in the league.
The battle for the ball in the two teams of Marseille and Estac Troyes is being fought out by Issa Kaboré and Mama Baldé. Issa Kaboré has led his team Marseille with 12 face-to-face fights for the ball, while Mama Baldé has given Estac Troyes an edge with 11 such fights. It will be interesting to see how these two players continue their battle as they look to make a difference on the pitch.
- L. Agoume (Estac Troyes) at 55 minute
- R. Kouame (Estac Troyes) at 60 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Marseille – WDDDW
- Estac Troyes – LLLDL
Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:
- Jonathan David (20, Lille)
- K. Mbappe (20, Paris Saint Germain)
- Alexandre Lacazette (19, Lyon)
- Folarin Balogun (17, Reims)
- Wissam Ben Yedder (17, Monaco)
- Marseille will play with Lyon. April 23 at 18:45 (UTC), on Groupama Stadium.
- Estac Troyes will play with Nantes. April 23 at 13:00 (UTC), on Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau.