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Game info Olympique de Marseille vs Ajaccio


Relieved after conquering their first points in the Champions League, Olympique de Marseille turns its attention this Saturday, October 8, to the dispute for the leadership of the French League. Ajaccio, sunk in the relegation zone, welcomes Ajaccio at the Vélodrome stadium in Marseille, in a clash that is part of the agenda of the tenth round of Ligue 1 in its 2022/2023 season. The start is scheduled for 15:00 UTC


How does the French Championship 2022/2023 work?


Ligue 1 has 20 participants, but goes through a downsizing process. It will have 18 clubs from the 2023/2024 edition. This did not change the format of the dispute. The teams face each other in turn and return. At the end of 38 rounds, whoever has the most points wins the title. According to the current ranking of UEFA, the entity that organizes continental tournaments, the top three places guarantee a place in the Champions League. Champion and vice directly in the group stage. The third can get there, however, before it needs to go through the qualifiers. Whoever finishes fourth in the French Championship is guaranteed a place in the Europa League group stage. Fifth place guarantees a spot in the European Conference League. There was a change in relation to relegation. Now the bottom four will be sent to Ligue 2, with just two moving up.


Olympique de Marseille

Defeated in their first two Champions League matches, Olympique de Marseille had a scare in their match on Tuesday, October 4, against Sporting. They came out at a disadvantage in the last match of the first round of the group stage of the 2022/2023 competition. However, he reacted and thrashed the Portuguese club 4-1 even without being able to count on the help of his fans.


The game was played behind closed doors. A punishment applied for the conflicts registered in the defeat, by 1 to 0, against Eintracht Frankfurt in the previous day of the competition. In the meeting with Sporting, the Portuguese scored even before the first minute was completed. Trincao put the ball in the net. Olympique's reaction was quick. Goals from Alexis Sanchez, in the 13th minute, and Harit, three minutes later, consolidated the comeback


The situation became even more favorable with the expulsion of goalkeeper Adam in the 23rd minute. He put his hand on the ball outside the area. In numerical advantage, Olympique de Marseille scored in the 28th minute with Balerdi and completed the service in the finals with Mbamba's goal in the 39th minute. In the French Championship, the team overcame Angers, 3-0, away from home, in the previous round. It advanced to 23 points (seven wins and two draws). They kept the second place and the difference of two points in the comparison with PSG, leader. As home team, they disputed 15 points and won 13 (four wins and a draw). Scored ten goals and conceded four.



Ajaccio's joy was short-lived after achieving their first victory against Brest in their return season to the elite division of the French Championship. It scored 1-0 away from home before the break of their tournament weeks. It was provoked by the period that FIFA (International Football Federation) reserved for matches between national teams.


In the resumption of the dispute, Ajaccio was not able to establish a trajectory of ascension. On Sunday, October 2, even with the chance to play at home, they took 3-1 to Clermont. The visitors opened the scoring in the 11th minute of the first half through Kyei. In the second half, Avinel, in the 25th minute, returned the equal condition to the score.


However, goals from Rashani, in the 44th minute, and Dossou, in the 46th minute, ensured Clermont's victory leaving Ajaccio, with four points (one win, one draw and seven defeats) in the twentieth – last – position in the leaderboard. of the French Championship. Started the tenth round dispute with a disadvantage of three points compared to Nantes, sixteenth place and first club outside the sticking region.

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