Betting tips for Marseille vs Atl. Madrid 16.05.2018
Marseille and Atletico are measured at the Parc OL de Lyon in search of the title in the second European competition, the Europa League. Olympique Marseille comes much more in need of victories than the Madrid fans after their last puncture in Ligue 1. If they want to play in the Champions League next season, their only real option is to win this game.
The men of Rudi García fight for a place in the Champions League with AS Monaco and the host of the final, Olympique Lyon. With 74 points in 37 games, the Marseillais have Genesio to one point, but three to Jardim, with what their options go because Monaco loses and Lyon, as much draw against Nice.
This situation is undoubtedly caused by the excitement of playing this game. In the last six days, the OM has yielded three draws, including the last weekend against Guingamp, which have made him yield much ground in relation to their rivals.
In the European competition, the OM eliminated Domzale in the pre-season of this Europa League and then suffered to get second in Group I, behind Red Bull Salzburg. At crossings, he eliminated SC Braga in the round of 32, Athletic Club Bilbao in the second round, RB Leipzig in the quarterfinals, and needed an extension to eliminate Red Bull Salzburg, with a goal from the Cape Verdean central Rolando. Precisely he and the Greek Mitroglou are doubts for this match.
Europa League Atletico Madrid occupies the second position in the Santander League, adding 78 points (23 wins, 9 draws and 5 losses, two in Barcelona, in Villarreal, in Anoeta, and in Wanda against Espanyol). The rojiblancos have in their hands to be runners-up, for which they only need to score on the last day after their triumph in Getafe last Saturday (0-1).
In Europe, Atlético de Madrid were eliminated in the group stage of the Champions League, yielding two inexplicable draws before the modest Qarabag that put them behind AS Roma and Chelsea at the end of the six games. As third in his group, he entered directly into the knockout round of the round of 32, in which he eliminated Danish Copenhagen. Subsequently, the colchoneros eliminated the Russian Lokomotiv, Sporting CP and Arsenal in the semifinals.
The Uruguayan central Jose Maria Giménez and the Canarian winger Vitolo are doubts for this match.
Both teams met in the group stage of the Champions League of the 2008-29 season, with a Spanish victory in Madrid and goalless draw in Marseille. The OM need to win more than Atleti, but the difference in defensive strength between the two makes the forecast mattress victory in the 90 minutes of regulation time, avoiding reaching extra time in Lyon.
Marseille vs Atl. Madrid Prediction: X/X 7.50
Marseille vs Atl. Madrid Betting Tip: Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Marseille vs Atl. Madrid Score Recommendations: 0-0 10.00