Weekend Reads Europa League: Galatasaray in the volcano, OM applies only

09:25  25 november  2021
09:25  25 november  2021 Source:   lefigaro.fr

Football. His team wins on a goal at the last second, he died of a heart attack

 Football. His team wins on a goal at the last second, he died of a heart attack © Reuters Miguel Crespo author of the victorious goal for Fenerbahçe in the 94th minute against Galatasaray. A 60-year-old supporter has not resisted the victorious goal (2-1) from the middle of Fenerbahçe, Miguel Crespo, in the Derby Stambouliote at the 94th minute. He died of a heart attack on Sunday night.

L'OM lors du match nul à domicile face à la Lazio (2-2) victory © Pascal Rossignol / PANORAMIC OM at the draw at home against Lazio (2-2)

Should we see glass half empty or half full on the course of OM in the Europa League? After 4 games played, OM remains undefeated but has not won a single match in Group E. After its shares 4 points, OM ranked 3rd in their pool with 4 units, just behind Lazio, 2nd with 5 points and 4 points of their opponents, Galatasaray, leading with 8 points.

With the advent of the new Europa League Conference, the 3rd place in Group E would allow OM to continue its European path by joining the 1 / 16th final of this competition. But given the ambitions in this season and for the content in these first four confrontations, difficult not to consider such an outcome as a great disappointment. To avoid such a scenario, OM must leave Istanbul with 3 points. The

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often poorly paid services If Olympians desperately chasing this European victory point ending up against the wall, their lack of effectiveness in the first 4 games has a lot. Overall, OM has delivered good performances this season in the Europa League in particular on the lawn of Lokomotiv Moscow on Matchday 1 as their overwhelming dominance certainly better than the resulting draw (1-1). Faced with Galatasaray Vélodrome, OM has long pushed the goal for the victory without success (0-0). Then the two matches against Lazio saw Marseille look in the eye the Biancocelesti but again, not enough to clinch first win since 2018. C3

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" It's true that there was surely stronger footballistiquement our opponents in the first four games. But we have not been able to take advantage of this rule. We must recover the points we failed to take in the first games, "confirmed coach Jorge Sampaoli press conference.

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An eventful context, however, the head has not always been football this week on the side of the Commandery. In question, this dark evening last Sunday at Groupama stadium where shock Lyon / Marseille lasted only 5 minutes because of a spray bottle on Dimitri Payet. " It's not the same competition. We had to turn the page quickly , "said the Argentine technician. Same story for defender William Saliba. " What happened Sunday is behind us, now we're all focused on the game tomorrow ".

Still, hard not to imagine the Marseille dressing room yet struck by last Sunday overflows. The main interest, Dimitri Payet was still very touched earlier this week but will not play this match against Galatasaray ax because of a suspension as Valentin Rongier. The Turkish Cengiz Under winger is also uncertain for this part.

hostile Atmosphere It is a slightly weakened OM travels in Turkey. That said, not sure Dimitri Payet would have been able to face the hell of Nef Stadyumu, the enclosure Galatasaray. 50,000 spectators are expected on Thursday and the atmosphere promises to be particularly hostile to Marseille. Last weekend, during the derby against Fenerbahçe (2-1 home defeat to Galatasaray), many projectiles targeted the opposing player Mesut Özil after his equalizer on the half-hour mark. Hard not to parallel with the sad incidents in Lyon on Sunday.

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However, the side of the OM, no apprehension at the thought of facing the 12th man Galatasaray. " It's an atmosphere that will be glowing. It's motivating, even if it makes communication difficult. It's an atmosphere that I love and being in these stages with great popular fervor makes me happy, "says the coach Jorge Sampaoli. The meeting even more perilous ads for OM that their opponents will certainly have at heart to avenge the insult to the derby lost in the final moments. A vengeful adversary in an incandescent atmosphere. Given the current context, the challenge could hardly be more noted for OM.

Spain: The anxiety is growing at La Palma, where the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano does not weaken .
© Luismi Ortiz Ume / AFP / file in the Canaries, the eruption covered an area of ​​1115 hectares, affecting mainly three communes. The situation worsens in the Canarian Island of La Palma where the Cumbre Vieja volcano started to erupt on September 19, 71 days ago. The eruption covered with lava an area of ​​1,115 hectares, mainly affecting three communes, destroying dozens of buildings and forcing the closure of many businesses. It was thought that the lava flows were going to be reduced.

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