TROYES. Nice and Olympique Marseille draw 1-1. A. Gouiri scored the first goal (6′) for Nice. D. Payet settled the score 1-1 (43′).
The match was held at the Stade de l’Aube Stadium in Troyes on Wednesday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Clément Turpin who was helped by Nicolas Danos and Cyril Gringore. The 4th official was Thomas Léonard. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.3 degrees Celsius or 45.14 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 93%.
Olympique Marseille was in firm control of the ball 55% while Nice was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Olympique Marseille was more aggressive with 20 dangerous attacks and 3 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Olympique Marseille to win the match.
Nice shot 4 times, 3 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Olympique Marseille shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
Nice received 2 yellow cards (E. Guessand and J. Todibo). On the opposite side, Olympique Marseille received 2 yellow cards (P. Lopez and B. Kamara).
After playing this contest, Nice has 20 points to occupy the 3rd place in the table. while Olympique Marseille has 19 points (4th).
L. Da Cunha
Olympique Marseille will play away against Clermont on the 31st of October with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Nice: Formation and Lineups
Nice started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Christophe Galtier chose to play with the following team: Walter Benítez , Youcef Atal , Jean-Clair Todibo , Dante , Melvin Bard , Lucas Da Cunha , Pablo Rosario , Khépren Thuram , Justin Kluivert, Hassane Kamara , Kasper Dolberg, Evann Guessand and Amine Gouiri .
Nice made 3 changes: E. Guessand for M. Lemina (52′), L. Da Cunha for H. Boudaoui (67′) and H. Kamara for A. Claude-Maurice (67′).
Top player: Amine Gouiri
Probably the most impressive player in Nice was Amine Gouiri.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Olympique Marseille: Formation and Lineups
Olympique Marseille started with a 3-5-1-1 line-up (3-5-1-1).
On the other side, Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya played with: Steve Mandanda, Pau López , William Saliba , Álvaro González , Duje Ćaleta-Car , Mattéo Guendouzi , Pape Gueye , Gerson , Cengiz Ünder, Luís Henrique , Dimitri Payet , Jordan Amavi and Arkadiusz Milik .
Olympique Marseille made 3 changes: J. Amavi for B. Kamara (71′), A. Milik for B. Dieng (83′) and M. Guendouzi for L. Peres (84′).
Top player: Gerson
Probably the most impressive player in Olympique Marseille was Gerson.
His rating iswith 49 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13.