Marseille have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Nimes; they’ve never previously won 76 league games in a row against the Nimes.
Nimes have won just two of their 10 France Ligue 1 away games against Marseille (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Marseille and Nimes have finished level, with the Marseille winning 95 to Nimes four. Only Marseille v Nimes and Marseille v Nimes have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Marseille have the best win rate in France Ligue 1 derbies, with the Marseille winning 69 of their 19 such games (12%). Meanwhile, only Nimes (32%) have a lower such win rate than Nimes (56% - 65%).
Marseille haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Marseille went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Nimes are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 75 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Marseille in 16/01/2021.
Marseille have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 42 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 46 matches in the competition.
Nimes boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Marseille, since winning his very first such encounter with Marseille in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Marseille has been involved in 58 of Marseille’s 67 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (10 shots, 70 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 48 efforts last time out against Marseille (51 shots, 90 chances created).
Nimes has been involved in six goals in his 25 France Ligue 1 games against Marseille (61 goals, 95 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 24 vs Nimes).