Stade Orange Velodrome

Marseille are at the bottom of Group D but can still qualify for the Champions League knockout stages with a win against Tottenham Hotspur.

The French side are coming off a 2-1 defeat against Eintracht Frankfurt in their last Champions League match, while Spurs drew 1-1 against Sporting Lisbon.

Spurs are at the top with 8 points, followed by Sporting and Frankfurt tied with 7 before Marseille’s 6 points.

Marseille have won just one of their last five games at home, conceding in each of their last six and have not beaten an English side in the Champions League since 2010.

Richarlison scored a brace for Tottenham when they beat Marseille 2-0 in North London back in September but the Brazilian is unavailable for the return leg.

Three of the last five games across competitions for both teams have produced fewer than 2.5 goals.

Is this going to be yet another game with few goals scored or will what’s at stake make this one for the books?

Click here to make your predictions for the do or die clash.

What time does Marseille vs Tottenham start?

The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at the Stade Orange Velodrome.

Marseille vs Tottenham team news

Centre-back Samuel Gigot is back for the hosts after sitting out the weekend clash due to suspension, though Sead Kolasinac will likely start.

The trio of former Arsenal players – Alexis Sanchez, Matteo Guendouzi and Nuno Tavares are all also set to be named in the starting XI.

Veteran Dimitri Payet will start as well and offer attacking support to Sanchez up front.

For the visitors, Ivan Perisic, Eric Dier and Rodrigo Bentancur are all expected to return to the starting XI.

Dejan Kulusevski remains injured and is joined by first leg hero Richarlison on the sidelines.

Brazilian Lucas Moura may be handed a spot in the starting XI to support the dependable duo of Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane up front.

Marseille vs Tottenham head to head

There has only ever been one competitive match played between these two teams and Spurs came out 2-0 winners.

Marseille vs Tottenham current form

The hosts have only won once in their last 5 games and suffered a poor run of 3 losses in a row, while the visitors have lost twice in that run and won twice as well.

Marseille vs Tottenham prediction

This is a tough one to call with both teams needing a win if they are to keep their UCL hopes alive but both are expected to score. Marseille may just upset Antonio Conte’s side.

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