Previous
Red Star Belgrade
Arsenal
ESPN3 5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
AC Milan
AEK Athens
7:05 PM UTC
Game Details
BATE Borisov
FC Cologne
5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Marseille
Guimaraes
ESPN3 5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
FC Zorya Luhansk
Hertha Berlin
5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Östersunds FK
Athletic Bilbao
5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Vardar
Real Sociedad
5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Villarreal
Slavia Prague
7:05 PM UTC
Game Details
TSG Hoffenheim
Istanbul Basaksehir
7:05 PM UTC
Game Details
Brazil
Mexico
8:00 AM UTC
Game Details
United States
South Korea
12:00 AM UTC Oct 20, 2017
Game Details
Next

Robben proud of reaching UCL milestone

Bayern Munich
Read

Transfer Rater: Benteke to Chelsea

Transfers
Read
By ESPN Staff

Marseille look to bounce back

Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain head to Marseille this weekend for a le Classique that the home side need to win.

OM languish 10th in the standings after an indifferent start to the season, while their big-spending Parisian rivals lead the way in France.

Marseille won the pair's most recent encounter back in March and midfielder Stephane Mbia wants a similar result on Sunday.

''We need to turn our attention and focus on our next match [after losing against Olympiacos in the Champions League],'' he told OMTV. ''Defeat to Paris in the Clasico on our own turf is unthinkable. If you take a good look at the statistics, you'll see that Marseille wins more often than other clubs after a European fixture.''

Marseille boss Didier Deschamps echoed the Cameroon international's sentiments, adding: ''It's been a bad week so far [two defeats in five days], but we have another match to play on Sunday. For the moment, I don't want to talk about what's waiting for us.

''I'm horrified by the idea of a loss. We need to process the [defeat to Olympiacos] and only then can we turn our thoughts to Sunday night.''

While PSG are braced for a long trip south, fellow high-fliers Montpellier - they trail PSG on goal difference only - face a tough away trip of their own to Sochaux.

Third-placed Lille host Brest in Saturday's late kick-off, which comes after fourth-place Rennes take on Evian and Toulouse play Valenciennes.

Relegation-threatened duo Nancy and Dijon will go head-to-head on Saturday, while St Etienne play rock-bottom AC Ajaccio and Caen travel to Bordeaux.

Before le Classique on Sunday evening, Lyon travel to Auxerre looking for three points and Lorient welcome Nice to Stade du Moustoir.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.