The seventh round of Ligue 1 will take place tonight at 20:00 on Velodrome, when Marseille will host Strasbourg. Marseille has a better start this season, this is the favourite team of the game.
Marseille are now on the 5th position in Ligue 1 with 10 points after 6 played games. So far in this season, the hosting team have checked 3 winning games, one draw and 2 defeats and they have a 16-11 goal difference. What is more, Marseille is undefeated in the last 6 games played against Strasbourg in Ligue 1. In 4 of these game, the players have scored at least 2 goals per game. We expect to see a 4 - 2 - 3 - 1 formation, with Mitroglou as the main striker. Caleta-Car is injured, so he can’t play tonight.
After 2 victories, 2 draws and also 2 defeats, Strasbourg are on the 11th position. With 8 accumulated points, the team have a 9-8 goal difference. The last victory against Marseille took place in 2005 in Ligue 1 and the final score was 2-0. In three games of this season, the players hace scored at last 2 goals per match. With Costa and Mothiba in attack, Strasbourg will have a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation. Ajorque is still injured and he will not feature here.