TOPS/FLOPS – At the end of the 35e Ligue 1 day, Marseille overthrew Anger at the Vélodrome (3-1). Find the Tops and Flops of this meeting.
Sanchez still as precious
Long uncertain after leaving Lens through injury, Alexis Sanchez was finally fit to play this match against Sco. And the Chilean once again guided OM. By his pressure on the defense, and especially his efficiency. Author of the equalizing goal, emerging in front of Bernardoni a few minutes after the opener from Angevin, the 34-year-old then turned into a decisive per on Payet’s goal at the start of the second period. Impeccable.
Payet, the good choice of Tudor
Author of a good entry in Lens, Dimitri Payet convinced Igor Tudor to establish him this Sunday. Highly anticipated, the Reunionese shone at the start of the match. Omnipresent in the game, he got two huge chances after just six minutes of play. More in difficulty at the end of the first period, the Marseille captain came back well after the break and took charge of giving the advantage to his team. , with a powerful strike at the far post. A great overall performance, accompanied by a huge ovation from the Vélodrome when it left after the hour mark.
Mendy suffered in the middle
ociated with Bentaleb in front of the Angevin defense, Batista Mendy suffered from the comparison with his counterpart. The number of 2 of the Sco struggled but did not weigh enough in the recovery. Author of several dangerous ball losses, like his intercepted p at the origin of the action badly concluded by Vitinha at the end of the match. He also gave up his place in the wake of this final error.
The bad entry of Tavares
Nuno Tavares can’t do it anymore. Left on the bench at kick-off after his disappointing performance against Lens, the Portuguese piston replaced Clauss during the second half. And as often since the World Cup, the player on loan from Arsenal disappointed, desperately chaining the loss of balls and bad choices. Warned for a voluntary fault at the end of the match. His season had started perfectly, but Tavares quickly fell into line. Except surprise, his course on the Canebière will end in three weeks.