Match Today: Tottenham vs Marseille 09-07-2022 UEFA Champions League
Olympique Marseille and Tottenham Hotspur will face off in the opening match of Group D in the Champions League on the back of strong starts to the season.
Hosts Tottenham came from a 2-1 victory over Fulham in the London derby, their fourth victory in six matches. Both teams have scored in four of Spurs' last six matches, leaving Spurs with only two clean sheets in that round.
On the other hand, Marseille achieved four consecutive victories and kept three consecutive clean sheets. They will need more of that in this match and they are good in attack too, having scored two goals in three matches.
Tottenham vs Marseille
In the meantime, six games into the season, Spurs have yet to taste defeat; They withstood the late pressure from Fulham in their last game as they won 2-1 and although they appear organized defensively, the lack of clean sheets in their matches is what they want to tackle.
Tottenham have only two clean sheets in their first six matches. Marseille doesn't seem to have a problem in defence, they play three clean sheets in a row, and they have no problem in attack either as they came to after winning two goals in the game in the last four.
They are also undefeated in their first six matches, and only drawn once. Marseille have done well, winning all of their last four matches and they will want to maintain that confidence in this match.
They have scored two or more goals in three of their last five games, and they meet a Tottenham team that has also done well in attack and has done well at home so far.
Marseille vs Tottenham
Alexis Sanchez made a good start in Marseille. He has three goals in three matches and with his Premier League history he will be a man in the center of attention here.
Marseille will rely on him in attack and there is also Nuno Tavares, who is on loan from Arsenal, and is performing well on the French side. Spurs have a spell, Harry Kane who is in good shape enters this game.
He has scored five goals in his last five games and will also be a player to watch this match Marseille has three straight clean sheets.
Marseille has four consecutive victories. Tottenham are unbeaten in six matches. Both teams have scored in three of Spurs' last five matches.