Marseille vs Toulouse PREVIEW & PREDICTION 10/08/2018


Another one of the leagues in Europe that also opens the curtain is the Ligue 1 of France, when in the Stade Velodrome in Marseille, the cast of Olympique Marseille comes out by three points that allow him to be protagonist for the title of the season from the beginning, when they receive the visit of a Toulouse that does not want to have problems for the permanence.

Olympique Marseille:

The 2017/18 season was very positive for those led by Rudi García as they were fighting for the first places and this led them to qualify for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League and it is expected that this new season will also be special for the team, although the fans are not very happy with what they have done in this preseason where they have just won a game of seven and even come to lose 5-2 against AFC Bournemouth, and this is largely because they have not reinforced the squad as The fans were waiting, but in the debut at home they expect to see Marseille as the candidate to fight the PSG title.


In the meantime, the ones led by Mickael Debeve do not want to repeat the previous season when they finished in the promotion zone and so they had to go to a round-trip definition with Ajaccio to see if they stayed in Ligue 1 and Toulouse happily showed their level and won both games to add a 4-0 aggregate and thus stay one more season in Ligue 1.

So to avoid these problems is that the club has decided to make renovations in the team and have reached up to eight players, where the most outstanding is the addition of Max Gradel that comes from the English club AFC Bournemouth.

That despite the reinforcements fans have some concern that while they have lost only one game of the four disputed friendly, the positive results have been before lower level teams such as Villefranche or Ajaccio, and rather in their last Friendly decided to show in what level they were and so they chose to play against Crystal Palace and for that they traveled to Selhurs Park in London and the result was a defeat by a score of 4-1.

As for direct confrontations is Olympique Marseille who leads the series, to the point that Toulouse has only won a game of the last fifteen where eight were favorable for Marseille.

The last time these teams played in the Stade Velodrome the victory was for Olympique Marsenall 2-0 and with it they add an 11-year losing streak at home against Toulouse.

PREDICTION: Both teams to score / NO @ 1.74