Ligue 1’s Most Anticipated Match! Le Classique: PSG and Marseille, Betting Tips And Match Odds
Ligue 1’s Most Anticipated Match! Le Classique: PSG and Marseille, Betting Tips And Match Odds.
If you catch the French on the day of a Marseille vs PSG match, you might not be far off from thinking you’ve stepped into a warzone. Le Classique, as it has come to be known, is the relatively young but intensely fierce rivalry between two of League Un’s biggest clubs with the largest fan bases: Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille.
Without further ado, below are some important facts about Le Classique you need to keep in mind in order to nail your football bets this weekend with Betking!
PSG Vs Marseille YOUNG RIVALRY, How It All Started?
As far as rivalries go, this one is fairly young. It all started in 1986 when Gerard Houllier was the PSG coach and the club won its first Ligue 1 title, 16 years after it was formed.
TWO CLASHING SOCIETIES
Both clubs represent contrasting sects of the French population. While the PSG squad represents the elite of Paris, the Marseille team represents the working-class people of a port city. The competitiveness and ferocity seeps off the pitch too and violent clashes between fans are very common.
MARSEILLE’S SUCCESS UNDER TAPEI
Coincidentally, it was a Parisian who ended PSG’s dominance and began an era of success for Marseille. Under Bernard Tapie, Marseille won for five years consecutively, starting from 1989. Moreover, they also won the coveted Champions League trophy in 1993, rubbing salt into PSG’s wounds.
Marseille vs PSG CURRENT FORM – Which Team Is In Favour?
PSG has a star-studded lineup featuring some of the game’s biggest names including Messi, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Achraf Hakimi, Di Maria, and more. The club is sitting at the top spot in League Un with 9 wins and has lost only once against their fierce rivals in the last 5 games played.
Marseille sit at the 3rd spot in the table with 5 wins so far. However, both teams have recorded a defeat in their second to most recent game and are looking to build some momentum.
Marseille PSG: HEAD TO HEAD
Over the last 4 years, the two teams have faced off 8 times, with PSG results pointing to a win 7 times and Marseille recording a solitary win. There have been no draws in the last 8 games as each team goes all out to score a win against its fierce foe.
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Le Classique: POSSIBLE LINE-UP
On the big October 24th match day, Marseille will host PSG and will be looking for home advantage to disrupt and shackle the attack of the league-topping team. The home team will play a 3-3-3-1 formation with Milik alone at the front followed by Marseille’s top goal scorer Dmitri Payet along with Rongier and La Fuente. The defense will be held by Saliba, Peres and Car with Lopez between the posts.
PSG will head into the match in their usual 4-3-3 formation with Messi, Mbappe and Drexler attacking and Verratti, Gueye and Herrera providing support. Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe and Mendes will support the goalkeeper Navas in the defense.
PSG Vs Marseille: What are Le Classique’s BETTING ODDS?
It’s fairly certain that Marseille is at a disadvantage with 5.40 odds. PSG stands at 1.68, making them the best team to bet on this weekend. A draw is expected at 4.50.
Now that you have our football betting prediction, choose your champs and place your bets now!