Marseille came out aggressively at the start of the game, with Clauss attempting a shot that was skillfully saved by Strasbourg's Sels. Despite the early pressure, it was Strasbourg that drew first blood with Emegha finding the back of the net in the 6th minute following a pass from Gameiro.
Despite Correa's miss in a favorable position, Marseille managed to level the game in the 27th minute. Clauss, after his earlier saved attempt, successfully scored from the edge of the area.
Emerging from halftime, Marseille seemed to have regained control. Veretout came close to scoring but his shot narrowly missed the goal. However, Strasbourg soon took the reins of the game in the second half, creating a flurry of scoring opportunities.
Marseille's goalkeeper, Pau Lopez, was kept busy, working tirelessly to fend off the attacks from Strasbourg. An appeal for a goal by Diarra was overruled by the referee, who deemed a foul on Marseille's goalkeeper.
Adding to the excitement, a 71st minute effort from Strasbourg's Bakwa hit the crossbar, leaving the spectators on the edge of their seats. Feeling the pressure from Strasbourg, Marseille decided to play it safe and aimed for a draw.
With this result, Marseille remains in 9th place with a total of 14 points, marginally ahead of Strasbourg, who is currently in the 12th spot. Marseille is steadfast in its pursuit of qualifying for the Champions League. Despite the ups and downs of the game, the focus stays on climbing the ranks.