By Costa Karabaghli
Jorge Sampaoli’s players face Villarreal this Saturday in a friendly. The opportunity for them to meet their supporters at the Vélodrome.
65% possession for OM (1-0, 19th)
The stats confirm the impression of territorial domination of OM but watch out for Villarreal who is waking up
It goes from goal to goal (1-0, 17th)
While Luis Henrique had just made a big difference in Villarreal’s area, the yellow submarine on the other hand and Nino’s shot was deflected for a corner. Corner that gives nothing
First Spanish incursion (1-0, 16th)
Villarreal winger tries to outflank but is picked up by Saliba
THE UNDER CENTER (1-0, 13th)
The Turk overflows and rolls up his center which is pushed back for a corner by the Villarreal goalkeeper. The corner gives nothing
The return of Peres (1-0, 12th)
The match is unbridled and goes from goal to goal. Luan Peres takes advantage of a pass not strong enough to intervene and cut a Spanish counter
GOAL FOR OM (1-0, 8th)
Payet takes care of the free kick and kicks it into the opponent’s area. Nino tries to intervene in extension but ends up lobbing his own goalkeeper! OM takes the lead
Off center free kick for OM (0-0, 8th)
Marseille settles in the Villarreal camp (0-0, 6th)
Thanks to good pressing and presence in the Spanish camp, OM quickly recovered the balls and began to put pressure on the visitors’ defense
OM try to build from behind (0-0, 4th)
The Olympians try to leave cleanly but are hampered by the Spanish pressing
OM’s first fault (0-0, 2nd)
Gueye hangs a player in the midfield but the Spanish free kick gives nothing
Let’s go !
Payet kicks off!
The players are entering the lawn!
Great atmosphere at the Vélodrome as the players present themselves on the pitch
The returning audience
The XI of OM
OM to finish their preparation well
Still undefeated in this preparation, OM intend to end it on a high note in front of their home crowd. For its part, Villarreal has already faced a French club this summer. The Spaniards had parted back to back with the Lyonnais (2-2) on July 22
Good evening everyone!
Welcome to this live for the friendly match between OM and Villarreal!