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Europa League 2024: OM frustrated, Leverkusen takes an option

Olympique de Marseille and Atalanta Bergamo parted with a score of one goal each in the semi-final first leg of the Europa League

Olympique de Marseille hoped for better. In a boiling Vélodrome stadium and & Deep behind his team, Jean-Louis Gasset's men come out of this semi-final first leg with a slightly bitter feeling. And yet, they were not favorites this Thursday evening against Atalanta Bergamo. The Phocéens wereé dominated for 45 minutes, before regaining control of the match. But the two goals of the match came in the first twenty minutes, with Atalanta opening the score thanks to the score. two errors from Chancel Mbemba, before the latter made up for it with a splendid strike & the entrance to the surface. Jean-Louis Gasset, although he regrets the “a little timid” start to the match, is aware that the qualification will be played in Bergamo. "We will have to defend well and better negotiate counter situations. You'll have to make the perfect match to qualify, çit's worth it."

In the other semi-final, Bayer Leverkusen takes an option on qualification after its 2nd victory in the final. 0 against AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. In a revenge of last year, where both teams were already in the game. faced at the same stage of the competition, the German champion surfed the title. on the confidence garnered by his historic season by opening the score shortly before the half-hour mark, before doubling the lead & the 73rd.

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As a reminder, the eight clubs which finished at the top of their Europa League group were directly qualified for the round of 16 of the competition. They faced the winners of the play-offs. Here are now the posters for the semi-finals:

  • Marseille – Atalanta
  • AS Roma – Bayer Leverkusen

The phase à The direct elimination will take place from Thursday February 15, 2024 to Thursday May 9, 2024. The final is scheduled for May 22, 2024 at the Puskas Arena stadium in Budapest (Hungary). The calendar has been updated. established as follows by UEFA: 

  • Semi-finals: May 2 and 9, 2024
  • Final: May 22, 2024

As in last season, UEFA has awarded French TV rights for the Europa League 2023/2024 à RMC Sport, M6 and Canal+ which will thus ensure broadcast until'à the end of the season. Canal + will co-broadcast with M6 the bill every Thursday and RMC Sport offers its contribution ;té completeness of the remaining matches. M6 will broadcast unencrypted the final scheduled for May 22 2024.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116