OM 3-3 AS Monaco: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The clash between the two Ligue 1 giants lived up to the hype. There was drama, goals, and great play. Did OM play well and earn this result, or did OM allow 2 additional points to slip by? Click the title for Analysis and Player Ratings.


Tifo before the game, saluting the victims of the attacks in Paris. Courtesy of Fred_Tempier on Twitter.


Current State of OM

Now that we have settled into the 2015 season, it is a good time to check on the status of the team. Here is where the team stands:

  • OM sits in 13th place, with 15 points from 13 games
  • OM has lost 6 of 13 games this season
  • OM is currently averaging 1.15 points/game
  • OM has scored 18 goals in 13 games
  • OM has let in 14 goals in 13 games

Compared to last season, these stats are signs of a disaster. What are the issues facing the team? Lets look at each sector of the team.

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OM vs. Nice – Recap and Player Ratings

In a crucial game against a strong opponent, OM showed that there is little drive and talent to push for a European spot. There was little offensive cohesion, an invisible midfield and an inconsistent defense. In a team where the problems seem to be all over the field, it is difficult to find a specific reason for OM’s shortcomings this season.

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