Olympique Marseille host Manchester City
Olympique Marseille host Manchester City at the Velodrome in a game from Group C of the Champions League. Let’s take a look at it in these free soccer betting tips for today.
Olympique Marseille are looking for their first points in this group. The French club kicked off its campaign with a 0-1 defeat during the visit to Olympiakos in Greece. Marseille were actually close to getting a point, but the Greek side scored a very late winner and left the French players broken-hearted.
In the Ligue 1 Olympique Marseille got back to winning. During the weekend Andre Villas-Boas’ team traveled to face Lorient and scored a 1-0 win. The only goal was scored in the 54th minute when the Argentine centre-back Leonardo Balerdi put the ball behind Paul Nardi’s back. Florian Thauvin was the player who provided the assist.
Andre Villas-Boas is aware that a second consecutive loss would put his team in a difficult situation in the Champions League. Olympique Marseille must give their all in this game.
Manchester City ddin’t have problems like this and they started with a win their Champions League season. The Cityzens hosted Porto at the Etihad and snatched a 3-1 win. The Dragons hurt them first, but City turned it around with goals from Aguero, Gundogan and Ferran Torres.
Pep Guardiola is usually doing a lot of rotations, but now he has problems with injuries in the squad. One of his best players Kevin De Bruyne is not in his best shape after an injury, while Gabriel Jesus is sidelined and he’s not avaliable for selection.
These are our free soccer betting tips for today for the Champions League clash between Olympique Marseille and Manchester City at the Velodrome. First points for Marseille or a second consecutive win for the English side? We shall see.