Olympique Marseille is anything but good on the road this season. In addition to the disappointing Europa League, l’OM is not doing very well in Ligue 1 either. In order for the Garcia team to continue to connect, a small winning streak must be built. Marseille has so far only convince at the beginning of the season. Especially at the end of the year, however, the Garcia team struggled to maintain consistency and lost one point after the other. In the away game against Dijon Garcia wants for the first time for quite some time again record the second consecutive victory. The hosts from Dijon are currently fighting against relegation and will demand everything from l’OM.
Today’s Football Prediction Dijon vs Marseille
At Dijon against Marseille, odds of 2.25 for a victory of the Garcia Elf. Dijon goes under the new coach Antoine Kombouare the goal relegation. In a successful second half, it is quite likely that the expiring end of the season contract by Koumbouare will be extended. A victory over top club Marseille would be a real liberation for Dijon. With a two-point cushion on a relegation rank, Dijon is under pressure – the same goes for l’OM. The team of Garcia has certainly – at least individually – CL level. However, it hardly harmonized in the team, which reflected the results. After the victory over Bordeaux it should continue to go up. On Friday evening at 20:45 clock the duel between Dijon and Marseille rises!
Dijon – Statistics & Current Form
As tables-16. Dijon had little to celebrate this season. Pure descent – and that will probably not change until the end of the season. Kombouare has taken over the rubble pile in Dijon as an interim solution and should make the best of it. Since the coaching of Kombouare Dijon has lost only two games. The relatively narrow defeats (0: 1 against Bordeaux and 0: 1 against Angers) were recorded on foreign territory. In the Cup Dijon could already sweep St. Etienne 6: 3 from the square, also the home game against AS Monaco was won without problems. With just 19 goals in 22 games, Dijon’s offensive is one of the worst in Ligue 1, with 34 goals conceding 1.54 goals per game on average. At home, Dijon scored eleven points this season, and Dijon have been unbeaten in four home games. The last home defeat came in November against Nimes, as Dijon at home was played at 0: 4. After a few days earlier in the Coupe de France easily the next round was reached, it continues on Friday against Olympique Marseille. With the load it could have Dijon hard to stand against the strong offensive of the guests.
Naim Sliti is currently the most valuable player in the manageable squad of Dijon. With three goals and two assists Tavares leads the internal scorer list in the team of Kombouare. Dijon does not have much to offer on offense, so it is understandable that Kombouare had partly focused on the defensive game. Recently, relatively few goals were conceded in comparison to the games before Kombouare. If a relapse into old times, Dijon could be virtually overwhelmed by Olympique Marseille. In the first round Dijon could still keep up in a 0-2 away loss against l’OM. Is Dijon out against Marseille predicting a point advantage for the home side?
Expected formation of Dijon:
Runarsson; Haddadi, Aguerd, Coulibaly, Alphonse; Loiodice, Balmont, Amalfitano; Keita, Tavares, Kwon
Last matches of Dijon:
- 05.02.2019 – Iris Club de Croix Vs. FCO Dijon 0: 3 (Coupe de France)
- 02.02.2019 – Angers Vs. FCO Dijon 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 26.01.2019 – FCO Dijon Vs. AS Monaco 2: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 23.01.2019 – AS St. Étienne Vs. FCO Dijon 3: 6 (Coupe de France)
- 20.01.2019 – Girondins vs. Bordeaux. FCO Dijon 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
Marseille – Statistics & Current Form
To play such a miserable season with such a strong squad is not exactly excuse for Olympique Marseille. The year before still represented in the Europa League final, this year on the international stage was already relatively quickly over. Rudi Garcia does not have a consistent performance with l’OM and therefore moves on thin ice. After the EL-out, Ligue 1 is not really progressing. At 34 points, the gap to a Champions League starting place is already nine points. Only the Europa League launch site is within reach. In case of a possible victory over Dijon, l’OM could catch up with St. Etienne and raise his account to 37 points. In the games with Marseille participation fell on average three goals this season. The duel between Dijon and Marseille could wave odds of 1.90 to over 2.5 goals. There was not much to celebrate for l’OM outside. 16 goals and 24 goals in twelve away games were a bit too much. Only two of the last ten away games (in all competitions) have Marseille won. This season, the otherwise so strong offensive of l’OM could not really shine. An entire second half Marseille still has to get going. However, with continued negative results, Garcia may not look good.
The most valuable actor in the squad is Florian Thauvin. With eleven goals and five assists Thauvin delivers although this season, a further whereabouts of the offensive player seems to be unlikely in the future but. With players like Strootman, Sanson and Payet, the midfield is heavily occupied. With Mario Balotelli l’OM could also bring an experienced striker into the team. When the offense no Torgefahr radiate, is actually impossible. Recently, the offensive game of Marseille was not exactly the crème de la crème. For some time now, they are waiting for a second win in a row. In Dijon the wait could finally come to an end. However, if l’OM drops points again, the criticism of coach Garcia gets louder.
Expected deployment of Marseille:
Mandanda; Amavi, Caleta Car, Kamara, Sakai; Ocampos, Sanson, Lopez, Thauvin; Germain, Balotelli
Last matches of Marseille:
- 05.02.2019 – Marseille vs. Girondins Bordeaux 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 02.02.2019 – Stade Reims vs. Marseille 2: 1 (Ligue 1)
- 25.01.2019 – Marseille vs. OSC Lille 1: 2 (Ligue 1)
- 20.01.2019 – SM Caen vs. Marseille 0: 1 (Ligue 1)
- 16.01.2019 – AS St. Étienne Vs. Marseille 2: 1 (Ligue 1)
Dijon Vs. Marseille Direct Comparison & Stats Highlights
For the eighth time, the two teams will meet in their club history. With a score of 5-1-1 Marseille was able to convince Dijon. The last three duels against Dijon, Marseille could win with at least two goals difference. In the first half of Ligue 1 Marseille celebrated at home with 2: 0 against Dijon a success. The only win against Marseille recorded Dijon in the distance. At home, Dijon has lost all games against Marseille – is it still there?
Dijon vs Marseille Our Football Betting Prediction
Under the new coach Dijon is better on the way than before. Kombouare has reshaped the debris pile in Dijon. The results are impressive, but Dijon should not be over-praised. Rudi Garcia, on the other hand, is on very thin ice, because l’OM just does not make enough of the high-quality squad. Marseille will do everything possible to secure the second consecutive victory. It will not be easy against the powerful team from Dijon. If Marseille can muster all the offensive power, Dijon should not stand a chance against the Garcia team.
Key Facts – Dijon Vs. Marseille tips
Marseille has not won two games in a row since November 2018.
Dijon has lost just two games since Kombouare’s Dijon side.
With a threesome, l’OM could match St.Etienne, currently on an EL grid.
After leaving the Europa League, Marseille has only the national competition. So that an international starting position in Ligue 1 is not lost, l’OM can not afford any further loss of points. We think that l’OM will prevail in Dijon, and recommend Dijon vs. Marseille a tip on the guests.
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