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Olympique Marseille 1-0 Nantes: beats 1-0 with a goal scored by Gerson

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NANTES. Olympique Marseille prevails over Nantes 1-0 after Gerson scored just 1 goal (30').

NANTES. Olympique Marseille defeats Nantes 1-0 after Gerson scored just 1 goal (30′). Olympique Marseille was vastly superior ball possession (70%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

N. Pallois received a red card (32′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Nantes lost the match.

The match was played at the Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau stadium in Nantes on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Eric Wattellier with the assistance of Djemel Zitouni and Brice Parinet Le Tellier. The 4th official was Olivier Thual. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 6.6 degrees Celsius or 43.95 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Olympique Marseille was in firm control of the ball 70% while Nantes was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

Olympique Marseille was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Olympique Marseille won the match.​

Nantes shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Olympique Marseille shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Nantes received 2 yellow cards (N. Pallois and A. Lafont). On the other side, Olympique Marseille received 2 yellow cards (Gerson and A. Gonzalez).

N. Pallois (Nantes) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (32′).

After playing this contest, Nantes will stay with 19 points like Montpellier to move up in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Olympique Marseille will have 26 points like Nice to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    N. Pallois

  • 30'
    30'

    Gerson

  • 32'
    32'

    N. Pallois

  • 66'
    66'

    A. Milik

    K. de La Fuente

  • 71'
    71'

    Gerson

  • 77'
    77'

    W. Geubbels

    M. Simon

  • 78'
    78'

    A. Gonzalez

  • 79'
    79'

    A. Lafont

  • 82'
    82'

    P. Lirola

    A. Harit

  • 82'
    82'

    P. Gueye

    Gerson

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Nantes will play away against Lorient on the 5th of December with a 6-4 head to head in favor of Nantes (4 draws).

Olympique Marseille will host Brest on the 4th of December with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of Olympique Marseille (2 draws).

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

Nantes started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Antoine Kombouare chose to play with the following team: Alban Lafont (7.1), Dennis Appiah (6.4), Jean-Charles Castelletto (6.4), Nicolas Pallois (7.0), Quentin Merlin (6.7), Samuel Moutoussamy (7.1), Andrei Girotto (7.2), Wylan Cyprien (6.4), Moses Simon (6.8), Randal Kolo Muani (6.2) and Ludovic Blas (6.5).

Substitutes

Nantes made only 1 change substituting M. Simon for W. Geubbels (77′)​.

Top player: Andrei Girotto

Probably the most impressive player in Nantes was Andrei Girotto.

His rating is (7.2) with 44 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Olympique Marseille: Formation and Lineups

Olympique Marseille started with a 3-2-4-1 line-up (3-2-4-1).

On the other side, Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya played with: Pau López (6.8), William Saliba (6.9), Álvaro González (7.0), Luan Peres (7.3), Valentin Rongier (6.8), Boubacar Kamara (7.2), Amine Harit (6.8), Mattéo Guendouzi (7.0), Gerson (8.0), Konrad de la Fuente (6.2) and Dimitri Payet (7.5).

Substitutes

Olympique Marseille made 3 changes: K. de La Fuente for A. Milik (66′), A. Harit for P. Lirola (82′) and Gerson for P. Gueye (82′).

Top player: Gerson

The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Marseille the most was Gerson.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 36 passes (86% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1

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