OM is still optimistic. This Tuesday, October 4th, Marseille beat Sporting Portugal (4-1) on the occasion of 3e Champions League Day. Despite the Portuguese’s quick opening from the first minute of the game, OM was able to take advantage of the game of Sporting goalkeeper Antonio Adan, which he completely missed. The Spaniard revived Marseille for the first time after Alexis Sanchez saved him in the 13th minutee A minute of play. After 3 minutes, the 35-year-old goalkeeper made a mistake again by giving a direct ball from Matteo Guendouzi. The latter seizes the opportunity to change Jonathan Klaus who can perfectly serve Amin Harit. at 23e A minute, Adan will end his nightmarish evening by being kicked out for stopping a ball with his hand outside his deck.
After the match, Pierre Mennes analyzed this match between OM and Sporting Portugal through a video posted on his YouTube channel. Pierrot Levot. First, the sports advisor pointed out the aggressiveness of the Portuguese players, who could have been punished with further red cards: “They (OM) are not endangered by a team that reacts badly by doing dirty tricks. I think the referee, having already put the red on, thought that was enough, but there was certainly one or two Portuguese tackles that deserved more.“
Then, Pierre Mennes deplored some arrogance on the part of Sporting Portugal, who showed up at the Stade Velodrome as captain of their group after wins over Eintracht Frankfurt and Tottenham: “And what’s more, it’s a team that’s having a blast. I am satisfied that they arrived in Marseille thinking they would make short work of these movements. convinced. They didn’t seem to panic offensively, they just kept playing their little passing game. They thought it would be easy to win, draw, or even win in the end. It’s behavior that, for once, is not up to Champions League standards and could be a booster shot for the next three remaining games.“
Thus, Pierre Mennes praised the performance of Marseille, who collected their first points of the season in the Champions League: “Anyway, OM won a match, which is great. Good game, tough game against a good opponent. Our European week begins with a triumph … We are not used to it!With 3 points, OM is still last in its group, while Sporting maintains the lead with 6 points. Tottenham 2e With 4 points, ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt which also has 4 points.