This Thursday, October 5, 2023 at 12:45 p.m. (Miami) Marseille will face Brighton at the Vélodrome Stadium. The match is valid for Matchday 02 of the Europa League.
Marseille began their campaign in the Europa League group stage by facing Ajax. The home game was exciting, with a total of six goals scored. Both teams fought intensely, and in the end, they shared points with a 3-3 tie. However, after that match, Marseille suffered two consecutive defeats. First, they were defeated by PSG with a score of 0:4, and then suffered a defeat against Monaco with a score of 2:3. Currently, Marseille occupies 12th place in the French league standings, with a total of nine points on its account.
Brighton had a disappointing start to the Europa League group stage. In their first home match, they suffered a 1-3 defeat against the Greek team AEK. Brighton subsequently participated in three games in England, where they lost to Chelsea 0-1 in the League Cup, but won 3-1 at Bournemouth in the Premier League. However, they also suffered a significant defeat against Aston Villa 1-6 in Birmingham. Brighton are currently in sixth place in the Premier League table with 15 points.