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Marseille vs. Metz 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Marseille faces Metz on 5/23/2021.

Marseille encounters Metz in a Ligue 1 match. Marseille with a record of 12.0-10.0-15.0 this season comes into this game with a 7.0-6.0-6.0 record on the road. Metz is 12.0-10.0-15.0 this season and is 5.0-4.0-9.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Marseille and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Metz than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Metz and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Metz after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Marseille.

The Marseille Roster

The Players to Watch for the Marseille

Boubacar Kamara MF

As a shooter, Boubacar Kamara had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Boubacar Kamara had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Boubacar Kamara has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Boubacar Kamara has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Boubacar Kamara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Boubacar Kamara has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florian Thauvin FW,MF

Florian Thauvin has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Florian Thauvin has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Florian Thauvin had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florian Thauvin has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Florian Thauvin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Thauvin has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Duje Ćaleta-Car DF

Duje Ćaleta-Car has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Duje Ćaleta-Car had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Duje Ćaleta-Car had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Duje Ćaleta-Car has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Duje Ćaleta-Car has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Duje Ćaleta-Car has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Álvaro González DF

As a shooter, Álvaro González had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Álvaro González has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Álvaro González had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Álvaro González has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Álvaro González has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Álvaro González has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Dimitri Payet FW,MF

Dimitri Payet has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dimitri Payet had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Dimitri Payet had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dimitri Payet has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dimitri Payet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dimitri Payet has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Hiroki Sakai DF

Hiroki Sakai has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Hiroki Sakai has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Hiroki Sakai has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Hiroki Sakai has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hiroki Sakai has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hiroki Sakai has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Pape Gueye MF

As a shooter, Pape Gueye had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Pape Gueye has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Pape Gueye has 21 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Marseille teammates, Pape Gueye had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pape Gueye has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pape Gueye has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Valentin Rongier MF

Valentin Rongier has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Valentin Rongier has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Valentin Rongier has 21 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Marseille teammates, Valentin Rongier had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Valentin Rongier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Valentin Rongier has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Metz Roster

The Players to Watch for the Metz

Dylan Bronn DF

Dylan Bronn has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Dylan Bronn has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Dylan Bronn has 36 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dylan Bronn has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dylan Bronn has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Dylan Bronn has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Fabien Centonze DF

As a shooter, Fabien Centonze had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Fabien Centonze has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Fabien Centonze has 34 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, Fabien Centonze had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fabien Centonze has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabien Centonze has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

John Boye DF

As a shooter, John Boye had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. John Boye has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

John Boye has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, John Boye had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Boye has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Boye has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Farid Boulaya MF,FW

Farid Boulaya has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Farid Boulaya had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Farid Boulaya had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Farid Boulaya has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Farid Boulaya has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Farid Boulaya has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Habib Maïga MF

As a shooter, Habib Maïga had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Habib Maïga has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Habib Maïga has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, Habib Maïga had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Habib Maïga has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Habib Maïga has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Victorien Angban MF

As a shooter, Victorien Angban had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Victorien Angban has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Victorien Angban had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, Victorien Angban had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Victorien Angban has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Victorien Angban has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Boubakar Kouyaté DF

As a shooter, Boubakar Kouyaté had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Boubakar Kouyaté had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Boubakar Kouyaté had 21 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, Boubakar Kouyaté had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Boubakar Kouyaté has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Boubakar Kouyaté has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Lamine Gueye FW,MF

Lamine Gueye has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lamine Gueye had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Lamine Gueye has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Lamine Gueye has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lamine Gueye has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lamine Gueye has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Marseille Team Stats

The Marseille Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Marseille was able to score 1.32 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Marseille was able to score 1.22 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Marseille converted on 0.38 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Marseille attempted 3.51 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Marseille is able to get 35.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Marseille Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Marseille was able to hold opponents to 1.19 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.49 shots were saved by Marseille goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Marseille truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.9% of shots on target were saved by Marseille goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 21.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Marseille. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Marseille Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Metz had 11.24 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Metz is in the top 85 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Metz had 11.78 interceptions. This puts Metz in the top 48 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Metz has committed 13.78 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 65 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Metz drew 12.65 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 43 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Metz had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.32 times per 90 minutes of action. Metz is in the top 17 percentile in offside calls against them.

Metz Team Stats

The Metz Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Metz was able to score 0.95 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Metz scored those goals off assists 80.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.76 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Metz was able to score on 0.28 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Metz attempted 3.43 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Metz is able to get 30.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Metz Defensive Stats and Metrics

Metz gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Metz goalkeepers fended off 3.68 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Metz goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 72.8% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Metz goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 21.6% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Metz Utility Stats

Metz tried 11.24 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Metz is in the top 85 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Metz has successfully intercepted 11.78 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 48 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Metz has committed 13.78 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Metz is in the top 65 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Metz drew 12.65 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 43 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Metz had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.32 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 17 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Marseille vs. Metz Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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