The first match of the French Ligue 1 in the New Year will be between rivals Bordeaux and Marseille this weekend. Seventeenth place Bordeaux will host third place Marseille at home to try to end their winless streak against the opponent and avoid the relegation zone before the final matches of the season. Follow us for the latest football matches today and English Premier League fixtures!
Bordeaux vs. Marseille
Matmut Atlantique Stadium, Bordeaux
January 8, 2022, Saturday 4:00 AM (GMT+8)
Bordeaux will head to this match with back-to-back losses to Lille 2-3 in the league and to Brest 3-0 in the Coupe de France match. They have won only three games in the last 10 matches they played across all competitions, losing to 5 and drawing 2. They currently sit in the seventeenth place of the league table, just 1 point away from the relegation zone, having won only 3 of 19 games so far this season.
Meanwhile, Marseille are currently unbeaten in 5 games, winning 4 and drawing 1 since losing to Brest 1-2 in the league. It was their only second loss in the last 10 games they played across all competitions, winning 6 and drawing 2, including their most recent league game against Reims 1-1. They remain standing at third place of the league table, with 13 points behind leaders PSG.
In the last three seasons, these two teams have met seven times, with Bordeaux winning only once, while Marseille have managed to win 3 games, while the other 3 ended in a draw. The last time they met was also in the league that ended in a draw. Playing at home, Bordeaux won only 1 of their last 5 home games, losing 3 and drawing 1, while Marseille have won 4 of their last 5 away games.
Bordeaux 1 – 2 Marseille
Marseille will win. Both teams will score
Bordeaux 4.65 – Draw 4.00 – Marseille 1.63
FT.HDP – Marseille 0.5-1
(Odds might change without prior notice)
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