Only two days later,Olympique Marseille They no longer have a choice. fell with distinction in Tottenham then surprisedEintracht Frankfurt In Vélodrome, Ciel et Blancs have no choice: Igor Tudor’s men must win against Sporting LisbonTuesday, to maintain the chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League. The challenge is expected to be daunting for the Olympians given the first two matches of the Lisbon people, winners of Eintracht Frankfurt and Tottenham.

And OM has more to worry about because Portuguese football rarely succeeds in Marseille. In 16 matches against Portuguese teams, the Olympians scored only four victories. And again, mainly against Braga or Guimarães. Against the leaders of the Portuguese league – FC Porto and Benfica – the record is even more tragic with a meager win in two draws and seven defeats.

However, the history of OM against Portuguese clubs began with a victory. During the first leg of the European Cup semi-finals in the spring of 1990, Marseille wonAlready won 2-1 at Vélodrome. a Winning with bitter taste as Enzo Francescoli and his colleagues dominated the debates. But the worst was yet to come for Marseille since the second leg, Gerard Gilli’s men were crucified in the last minutes of the match with a goal from Fata who scored with his hand. Damn it was…

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