Monaco vs. Marseille Preview: Monaco Refuses To Settle For Second Best

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Updated: January 20, 2014
Monaco -Kondogbia

Down by five (5) points, sports betting favorite, AS Monaco shall seize the opportunity to cut down Paris Saint Germain’s lead and eventually, topple them in the French league table.

 

Match Date: 25 January 2014 (local time)
Venue: Stade Louis II

 

Team Form

Monaco

Monaco remains one of the strongest title contenders in Ligue 1 despite the speculations of Radamel Falcao’s impending exit.

 

Just recently, Monaco kept Toulouse at bay. Sustaining a clean sheet and scoring two (2) goals are impressive performances. Showing another concrete proof of their strength is their team form.

 

Monaco has been successful in its last six (6) matches, securing four (4) wins, a draw and a disappointing loss to Valenciennes. In terms of the title race, they are just five (5) points behind Paris Saint Germain and they have all the opportunities to clinch all the points they needed.

 

Monaco -Kondogbia

 

Meanwhile, on the issue of Falcao’s transfer, this is issue has not received any confirmation yet and not until this aspect has been fully addressed, Falcao remains with the squad.

 

Marseille

Marseille will surely put up a challenge against Monaco. They are also one of the top performers in the league. Sitting on the 5th spot of the table, it is highly possible for them to force a down the wire match.

 

Marseille has only won twice in its last six (6) matches. It could be best describe as a lackluster performance. But their triumphs during their previous matches have kept them on the right track. Moreover, it is important to note that despite the losses, they average for at least two (2) goals during their last three (3) encounters.

 

Online betting top pick:   Monaco

Monaco’s winning streak extends to nineteen (19) wins in twenty-one (21) matches. With the home court advantage favoring them and with the desire to clinch the coveted silverware, expect Monaco to dominate this particular match.

 

 

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