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All about OM-Bordeaux

ByRoborto Sykes

Nov 2, 2020

We meet once again. Once again, Olympique de Marseille will try to break its curse in Gironde. It’s been 43 years since the Marseille club has not won in Aquitaine. A statistic obviously mentioned by the players in this match, including André Villas-Boas, always knowledgeable about history. The Marseillais will therefore try to create what would be akin to an achievement for them against a Bordeaux team which is blowing hot and cold this season, but remains firmly behind the leading teams. Bordeaux, 10th, could jump in the standings if successful. OM, runner-up to PSG, wants above all to consolidate its second place.

  • Bordeaux are undefeated in their last 34 receptions for Marseille in Ligue 1 (21 wins, 13 draws), his last defeat against OM at home in L1 going back to 1 October 1, 1977 (1-2). It is also the longest unbeaten streak at home for a elite team facing the same opponent in the history of our championship.

  • Bordeaux have lost 4 of their last 5 Ligue 1 matches but won golds of his last meeting in Nantes on January 26 (1-0).

  • Marseille are undefeated in their last 10 Ligue 1 matches (8 wins, 2 draws), their best series since September-December 2017 (12) and the best current series in Ligue 1.

  • Bordeaux have lost their last 2 home matches in Ligue 1 (0-1 against Strasbourg and 1-2 against Lyon), after winning their previous 3. He no longer bowed 3 times consecutively at home in the elite since April-May 2019 (3).

  • Bordeaux had suffered 25 shots against Marseille in their last meeting in Ligue 1 on December 8 (13), it was his highest total in a Ligue 1 game since November 23, 2014 in… Marseille (26). Bordeaux had also performedé that 3 shots in this meeting, his weakest mark in the elite since the December 13, 2015 in Angers (Also 3).

  • There were 12 red cards between Bordeaux and Marseille in Ligue 1 in the 21st century (6 each) including 2 distributed during the last 3 clashes between these 2 teams, each time Bordeaux players (Samuel Kalu and Pablo).

  • Bordeaux have scored 8 goals in the opening 15 minutes in Ligue 1 this season, the most Student. 3 of Nicolas de Préville’s 5 goals in L1 2019/20 have alsowere marked in the 1st fifteen minutes.

  • Marseille has retained its clean sheet in its last 2 Ligue 1 matches (1-0 to Rennes, 0-0 v Angers), a 1st since last March (2-0 v St Etienne and 1-0 v Nice). OM did not do better in the elite ofsince January 2018 (3).

  • Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet remains on 15 matches without finding the bottom of the nets against Bordeaux in Ligue 1, its longest shortage against the same opponent in his career in the elite. His last goal against the Girondins in L1 dates back to October 3, 2009 with St Etienne.

  • Otavio was involved in 65 passing streaks in the game leading to a league shot 1 this season, more than any other Bordeaux player.