Montpellier have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Marseille; they’ve never previously won 69 league games in a row against the Marseille.
Marseille have won just two of their 14 France Ligue 1 away games against Montpellier (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Montpellier and Marseille have finished level, with the Montpellier winning 33 to Marseille four. Only Montpellier v Marseille and Montpellier v Marseille have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Montpellier have the best win rate in France Ligue 1 derbies, with the Montpellier winning 96 of their 57 such games (60%). Meanwhile, only Marseille (24%) have a lower such win rate than Marseille (70% - 32%).
Montpellier haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Montpellier went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Marseille are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 56 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Montpellier in 10/04/2021.
Montpellier have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 27 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 63 matches in the competition.
Marseille boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Montpellier, since winning his very first such encounter with Montpellier in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Montpellier has been involved in 23 of Montpellier’s 92 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (98 shots, 25 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 53 efforts last time out against Montpellier (66 shots, 86 chances created).
Marseille has been involved in six goals in his 90 France Ligue 1 games against Montpellier (14 goals, 74 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 68 vs Marseille).