Separated by just one point in the French 2018/2019 qualifying table, Olympique de Marseille and Montpellier are holding on Friday, May 24, a duel with a place in the thirty-eighth – final – round of Ligue 1. The meeting will be held at the Vélodrome stadium in Marseille, starting at 16:05 (Brasília time), the same time for which the start of the other nine games of the day is scheduled.
The Ligue 1 leads champion and vice directly to the group stage of the next edition of the Champions League. The third-placed can also get there, but for that he has to pass before the qualifiers. Who finishes in the fourth position goes to Europa League. The relegation zone is formed by the three worst among the 20 participants, but there is a difference between the quality of the vacancies in this block. The last two go straight to Second Division. The antepenultimate still has a chance to escape the decline by competing in the repechage with third place in Ligue 2.
By beating Toulouse 5-2 at home in their penultimate round of Ligue 1, Olympique Marseille reached 58 points (17 wins, seven draws and 13 losses). It occupies the sixth position. Placement that stamps your season as unsuccessful.Vice-champion of the Europa League in its 2017/2019 edition, the team was eliminated even in the first if of the continental tournament and failed to qualify for international competitions in the next. Very little for your investment pattern. Although there is no official confirmation, this may transform the game this Friday at the last that the team will have the command of coach Rudi Garcia.As principal, the performance of the Marseille team is a bit better. Olympique are fifth in the Ligue 1 home-run rankings. Of the 54 points they played at Vélodrome, they had 34 (ten wins, four draws and four defeats) having scored 30 goals and conceded 17.For the farewell game of the season, the team will not have defender Duje Caleta-Car (19 matches in the 2018/2019 version of the French Championship, without a goal), which is suspended. Also to be left out, but by injury, midfielder Bouna Sarr (29 games, a goal).
Montpellier have reached the penultimate round of the French Championship still with chances to fight for a place in the Europa League. The 1-1 home draw with Nantes ended their hopes but extended their unbeaten run to six matches (four wins and two draws).By reaching 59 points (15 wins, 14 draws and eight losses), the team managed to keep fifth on the leaderboard. As a visitor, your standard of performance is even better. When only the results of the 20 Ligue 1 participants were counted outside their domains, Montpellier appears in the fourth position. Of the 54 points that played as column two, won 27 (seven wins, six draws and five losses) having scored 22 goals and suffered 21.The casualties for the season-ending game due to injury are due to defender Ruben Aguilar (28 games in the 2018/2019 French Championship, one goal); and midfielders Keagan Dolly (three games, no goal) and Piriz González (six games, no goal).
Football Prediction of the Day Olympique Marseille vs Montpellier
Certainly more pressured than Montpellier by the high investments made, Olympique Marseille should without impelled to a better performance in the final match. Thus, the prognosis in his success seems to be the most suitable option for the meeting of this Friday by the last day of the French Championship edition 2018/2019.
Bet Tips: Marseille