Olympique Marseille try to sustain the energy they had in beating Paris Saint Germain when they host Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1. Predictions and odds for this Olympique Marseille vs Sainte-Etienne match to be played behind closed doors at Orange Velodrome are available.
The Olympians are riding high on their 1-0 win over defending champions PSG and will gun for all three points anew against the Saints.
It will be a third win in succession to start the new season of the league if Marseille beat Saint-Etienne.
Andre Villas-Boas’ men opened their campaign with a 3-2 win at Brest. They now have six points and a chance to vault atop the standings or keep pace with the early leaders if victorious again.IN FINE FORM
The Saints, 17th placers the past season, are also in fine form to start their campaign as they also seek a third victory in succession. Claude Puel’s side won their first two matches on similar 2-0 scorelines at home, over Lorient and Strasbourg, respectively.
They have six points at fifth spot and lead Marseille on goal difference. The Saints trail leaders Rennes, Monaco and Lille by a point this early.
Marseille, runners-up to PSG last season, have beaten Saint-Etienne in their last three Ligue 1 duels, the latest a 2-0 win at Saint-Etienne. In their last meeting at Marseille, the hosts won 1-0.
For this coming match, Marseille players to watch are striker Dario Benedetto and Florian Thauvin for Marseille. Benedetto scored 11 goals in the league last season, while Thauvin scored the lone goal in their recent win over PSG.
For the Saints, main players are Denis Bouanga, who had 10 league goals last season, and Romain Hamouma (six goals).
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