For the last match of this second day of Ligue 1 this Sunday at 8:45 p.m., Olympique de Marseille will travel to the Francis-Le Blé stadium to challenge the Brestois stadium. In the mist and the Breton drizzle, the Marseillais and Brestois fought a real battle. While the visitors evolved more in the first half, the hosts took matters into their own hands in the final 45 minutes.
If they almost opened the score in the first half in the thirty-fifth minute with the header of Jeremy Le Douaron on the left upright of Ruben Blanco, the Bretons were especially disciplined during the first 45 minutes. On returning from the locker room, the Dall’Oglio players became enterprising and got several chances before equalizing on a superb volley from Pierre Lees-Melou in the 65th minute which left the Marseille goalkeeper stuck on the spot. The Spanish goalkeeper once again had to pull off a deserved draw for the Bretons in the last quarter of an hour.
Technically correct, efficient and with little waste, these are the corrected first 45 minutes that Alexis Sanchez offered to OM supporters. First aligned on the left flank, the former machine gunner kept splitting with Nuno Tavares and tried to bring danger into the opposing area. Then passed in the axis 25 minutes from the end after the replacement of Milik, the Chilean striker spent a more discreet end to the match.
They are still the ones who made the difference for Olympique de Marseille. Jonathan Clauss and Nuno Tavares were clinics at the Francis-Le Blé stadium. Less offensive than against Reims last weekend, the fault of a well-organized Breton 11th, the two pistons still managed to bring danger, in particular the Portuguese with his power and speed. The two Marseillais were still in more difficulty in the second period with the rise of the Brestois.
He does not manage. Already in difficulty during the first day against Reims, the Polish striker seems to be in reaction to his teammates. Sanctioned and very close to being expelled because of his body play and his elbows that are too high. Milik fished in the game and technically, with a little more time for Luis Suarez, the hierarchy defined by Igor Tudor could quickly be shaken up unless it is Alexis Sanchez who shows up as a centre-forward.
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