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Villarreal - OM: Marseille must finish the job! Match information

After a high-flying first leg (4-0), OM must finish the job on the Villarreal pitch this Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

Villarreal have their backs completely against the wall and must achieve a monumental feat to hope to reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League. Swept 4-0 at the Vélodrome, the Spaniards will have to take an example from their compatriots from FC Barcelona who had found their way. the recipe during the famous comeback of 2017 against PSG. The Yellow Submarine can rely on a third successive La Liga success obtained against Betis last weekend (3-2). "We want to give at least one victory à our supporters. We don't want to say goodbye à “I look forward to this competition with a bad feeling,” said the former Marseille coach, Marcelino. 

Opposite, the arrival of Jean-Louis Gasset & the head of the Olympian club plunged the city Marseille in a certain madness. The Marseillais woné five matches in a row and would certainly like to qualify in style by not losing this return leg in Spain. "We took an option, there is a return match that we will have to manage. We already have seen the reversals of the situation, and I am well placed to know that 4-0 sometimes çthat's not enough", saidé the Olympian coach who was the coach of Montpellier in 1998 where the Marseillais had succeeded in overturn such a disadvantage by winning 5-4. 

What time does the Villarreal – OM match start ?

The Villarreal – OM match will start at 6:45 p.m. this Thursday. It will take place at the Estadio Ceramica de Villarreal. 

Which TV channel is broadcast on? Villarreal – OM ?

Two channels will broadcast this Villarreal – OM. Indeed, W9 and Canal+Foot will broadcast this round of 16 second leg of the Europa League. The Romanian István Kovács will be on the whistle. A criticized choice by the Marseille leaders because it was a referee who had made controversial decisions during the preliminary round of the Champions League at the start of the season against Panathinaïkos. 

What streaming broadcast for the Villarreal – OM match ?

Two streaming broadcasts will be available to follow this Villarreal – OM. Indeed, MyCanal and 6Play will also offer a broadcast of this round of 16 second leg of the Europa League. 

What probable compositions for Villarreal – OM ?

As in the first leg, Marcelino has to deal with a good number of injuries. Raul Albiol, Alfonso Pedraza, Ramon Terrats, Juan Foyth, Yéremy Pino and Denis Suarez are out while Alberto Moreno is suspended. The probable XI of the Yellow Submarine: Reina – Mandi, Bailly, Mosquera, Cuenca – Akhomach, Coquelin, Parejo, Baena – Guedes, Moreno.

Opposite, Jean-Louis Gasset will have to compose without Gigot and Murillo. Long-term injured players like Valentin Rongier and Bilal Nadir are also added to the list, as are Jean Onana and Pape Gueye who are not registered in the European Cup. OM's probable XI: Lopez – Clauss, Mbemba, Balerdi, Merlin – Kondogbia, Veretout, Harit – Sarr, Ndiaye, Aubameyang. 60~/p>

What are the predictions for the Villarreal – OM meeting ?

Betclic: 2.20; 3.88; 2.79. 

Unibet: 2.20; 3.92; 2.85.

Winamax: 2.20; 4; 2.85

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