Get ready for a thrilling weekend in Ligue 1 as Marseille and Monaco, both eyeing European aspirations, gear up for a showdown, while Nice aims to secure a victory against Metz.
Nice vs. Metz (Saturday, 4.00pm)
As the Ligue 1 season hits its midpoint, Nice returns to Allianz Rivera for their first home game of 2024, facing Metz.
Despite a 2-0 loss to Rennes in their last outing, Nice holds onto the second spot, while Metz sits just two points above the relegation line after a 1-0 defeat to Toulouse.
- Prediction: Nice 1-0 Metz
Nice faces a challenge without their top scorer Moffi, but they’ve shown resilience throughout the season. Metz, struggling in attack and lacking confidence, may find it tough to breach Nice’s solid defense.
Marseille vs. Monaco (Saturday, 8.00pm)
In another exciting clash, Marseille welcomes Monaco to Stade Velodrome. Both teams harbor European ambitions, with Marseille three points behind Lille and Monaco six points ahead, despite a recent 3-1 loss to Reims.
- Prediction: Marseille 2-2 Monaco
Expect a high-quality match with attacking prowess from both sides. With key players like Aubameyang and Ben Yedder in action, opportunities will be aplenty, making it a thrilling encounter.
As Ligue 1 action unfolds this Saturday, football fans are in for a treat with these intense battles shaping the landscape of European aspirations for the season.