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Marseille vs Saint Etienne live stream: How to watch today’s club friendly online

By Tom Dutton

Published: 15:35, 28 July 2021 | Updated: 18:49, 10 September 2021

Marseille and Saint Etienne go head to head tonight (8pm UK time) as both sides continue their preparations for the new Ligue 1 campaign, which kicks off on August 6.

Saint Etienne ended a run of four straight defeats to Marseille by doing the double over their Ligue 1 rivals last term, but go into Wednesday’s friendly following a disappointing pre-season in which they have managed just one win in three fixtures against lower league opposition.

Marseille vs Saint Etienne live stream:

This evening’s friendly is on Bet365’s live stream schedule for readers with an account. Those without a bet365 account who are over 18 and Gamble Aware need only follow three simple steps to watch Marseille vs Saint Etienne online*:
  1. Visit their sign-up page (here’s a link)
  2. Set up and fund a new account
  3. Go to ‘In Play’ section, select the game you want to watch and click the play button symbol
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Is Marseille vs Saint Etienne on TV?

  • FRA: C8
  • UK: N/A

Scoreline prediction: Marseille 2-1 Saint Etienne

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Marseille vs Saint Etienne build-up & previous line-ups:

Jorge Sampaoli heads into his first full season as Marseille manager after steadying the ship at the Ligue 1 club following his appointment in February. Marseille had been flying high under André Villas-Boas in December, before a dramatic few weeks saw their title challenge unravel and Sampaoli installed as Villas-Boas’ replacement.

The former Argentina boss has been busy in the summer transfer window, bringing in Arsenal pair Matteo Guendouzi and William Saliba on loan. Roma duo Cengiz Ünder and Pau Lopez have also arrived at the Stade Velodrome as Sampaoli stamps his mark.

They are unbeaten across five matches in pre-season ahead of Wednesday’s meeting with Saint Etienne, who saw last week’s match with Nice scrapped before suffering a 3-2 home defeat to newly-promoted Clermont on Saturday.

Claude Puel’s men will be looking to improve on last season’s showing after a campaign spent sweating over relegation. It took a run of five wins from their last 10 to pull Saint Etienne away from relegation trouble and they will hope to return to something like their 2018/19 form which helped clinch a top-four finish under then manager Jean-Louis Gasset.

  • Marseille (vs Benfica): Mandanda, Balerdi, Alvaro, Peres, Under, Kamara, Gueye, Gerson, Henrique, Dieng, Payet
  • Saint Etienne (vs Clermont): Green, Mason, Moukoudi, Kolodziejczak, Silva, Gourna, Camara, Aouchiche, Bouanga, Khazri, Abi

Player to watch: Dimitri Payet (Marseille)

The former West Ham may not quite be scaling the heights he achieved during that 2015/16 campaign and into Euro 2016, but he remains a player capable of lighting up any fixture. He was Marseille’s leading scorer across Ligue 1 and the Champions League last term with nine goals — and registered 20 goal involvements across all competitions. He already has three goals this pre-season and at 34 years old has still not lost a knack for sprinkling his stardust when Marseille need him most. He is at his best coming in off the left, and could also be on penalty duty for Sampaoli’s side.

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