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Villarreal vs Marseille Predictions & Tips - High Scoring Game Expected in the Europa League

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Last updated: 13 Mar 2024
Eddy Tora 13 Mar 2024
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  • Villarreal have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches
  • Can Marseille make it 6 straight wins in Spain?
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Marseille beat Villarreal 4-0 in the first leg (Getty)

Villarreal vs Marseille Preview


Marseille have won all five games since Jean-Louis Gasset took charge, scoring 18 goals in the process. Villarreal lost 4-0 in the first leg with another high scoring game expected in the Europa League.
  • Villarreal vs Marseille Preview
  • Stats
  • Head to Head
  • Villarreal Form
  • Villarreal Injuries & Team News
  • Marseille Form
  • Marseille Injuries & Team News

Stats


  • Villarreal have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches.
  • Villarreal have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches.
  • Marseille have won by 2+ goals in their last 5 matches.
  • Marseille have seen over 3.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 matches.

Head to Head


These clubs met for the first time last week, Marseille winning 4-0 in France.

Villarreal Form


Villarreal are undefeated in eight of their previous nine games. Their seven match unbeaten run ended in the Europa League Round of 16.

The Yellow Submarine suffered a 4-0 defeat at Marseille where they were 3-0 down at half-time.

Marcelino’s side returned to La Liga with a 3-2 win at Real Betis. They fell behind twice, Alexander Sorloth scoring the decisive goal in the 67th minute.

Villarreal Injuries & Team News


Centre-back Raúl Albiol, right-back Juan Foyth, left-back Alfonso Pedraza and midfielder Ramon Terrats are injured.

Midfielder Denis Suárez is also out, winger Yeremy Pino gone for the season after undergoing cruciate ligament surgery.

Left-back Alberto Moreno is suspended with Jorge Cuenca set to start.

Marseille Form


Marseille are having a wild season, Gennaro Gattuso becoming the new manager in September before being sacked after seven games without a win.

Jean-Louis Gasset took over and his appointment has been rewarded with five straight victories.

The Phocaeans came from behind to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 in the Europa League, enough to reach the Round of 16 after a 2-2 draw in the first leg.

Gasset’s new side kept rolling in Ligue 1, a 4-1 win against Montpellier followed by a 5-1 win at Clermont Foot. They thrashed Villarreal 4-0 in the Europa League, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring two goals.

Marseille beat Nantes 2-0 on Sunday, Aubameyang scoring another two goals to make it eight goals in five matches under Gasset.

Marseille Injuries & Team News


Midfielders Valentin Rongier and Bilal Nadir are injured.

Centre-back Samuel Gigot and full-back Amir Murillo are also out.

Verdict

Marseille are on fire since Jean-Louis Gasset became the new boss. Villarreal have to come out and attack here with BTTS and over 3.5 goals on the cards in Spain.

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