Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will host Olympique de Marseille at the Parc des Princes for their Ligue 1 2021-22 Matchday 32 clash in the wee hours of Monday, April 18. The match will kick off at 12:15 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
While the star-studded PSG outfit has not been at their very best in the ongoing Ligue 1 season, Mauricio Pochettino’s side is still leading the standings with 71 points from 31 matches. PSG have registered 22 wins, five draws and four defeats in Ligue 1 2021-22 so far.
On the other hand, Marseille have been in impressive form recently, securing four consecutive wins in Ligue 1 - their best run in the top-tier French League since December 2020. Under Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli, Marseille are currently placed second in Ligue 1 standings with 59 points from 31 matches, 12 points behind PSG.
PSG vs Marseille odds for Ligue 1 2021-22
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PSG vs Marseille recent form
PSG will be brimming with confidence after thrashing Clermont Foot 6-1 at the Stade Gabriel Montpied in their previous Ligue 1 encounter. Neymar and Kylian Mbappe netted hat-tricks in the fixture while Lionel Messi bagged a hat-trick of assists.
Meanwhile, Marseille pipped PAOK FC 1-0 in their second leg encounter of the Europa Conference League quarter-final tie as they secured their place in the semis with a scoreline of 3-1 on aggregate. In the Ligue 1, Marseille defeated Montpellier 2-0 in their previous fixture on Monday.
Last five matches in Ligue 1
PSG: W, W, L, W, L
Marseille: W, W, W, W, L
PSG vs Marseille head-to-head
PSG and Marseille have faced each other 85 times in the Ligue 1, with both sides winning 32 games apiece.
In their last 54 matches, however, PSG have dominated Marseille, winning 31 of those matches. Marseille have secured just 12 wins in these matches.
Furthermore, PSG have suffered just a solitary home defeat against Marseille in 11 matches.
PSG vs Marseille prediction for Ligue 1 2021-22
Both PSG and Marseille have been in impressive form going into Monday’s Ligue 1 encounter. As PSG are unbeaten in their last 18 matches at the Parc des Princes in Ligue 1, they will start as overwhelming favourites against Marseille and hence, have odds in their favour.
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