Salzburg vs Olympique de Marselha Soccer Prediction Today
Facing a technically inferior opponent, but away from home, the Salzburg managed on Sunday, April 29, by the Austrian Championship, a result that would lead the Europa League semifinal for extra time. Scored 2-0 in Polten.
It was enough to reach 74 points (22 wins, eight draws and two losses), keeping the lead of the competition with 11 points ahead in the comparison with Sturm Graz, runner-up. With four games to go, he needs only two points to reach the fifth consecutive Austrian Bundesliga title and the eighth in the last ten years.
Success in the local tournament was achieved with a team that almost entirely reserves. German coach Marco Rose has reserved his top athletes for Thursday’s duel. Without problems of injury or suspension can choose the team that considers more appropriate to face the French team.
Olympique de Marseille
In a fierce contest for the second position of the French Championship, which would yield a place in the 2018/2019 European Champions League, Olympique can not afford to put the reserve team to face Angers, away from home, in the thirty-fifth round of Ligue 1.
He ended up suffering double damage. In addition to subjecting its main players to greater wear and tear, it was no more than a 1-1 draw with Angers on Sunday, 29 April. In this way, he fell from third to fourth place. With 70 points (20 wins, 10 draws and 5 losses), they were beaten by Lyon, who reached 72 with a 2-0 win over Nantes and failed to take advantage of Monaco’s 71-yard stalemate. goals with Amiens.
For the match on Thursday, coach Rudi Garcia again should not be able to count on defender Hiroki Sakai (31 games in the 2017/2018 French Championship, no goal). A knee injury has taken him out of the last two matches and according to French news reports he will probably be banned for the Salzburg duel.
Followed as doubts goalkeeper Steve Mandanda (28 games) and striker Konstantinos Mitroglou (18 games, eight goals).
Soccer Prediction of the Day Salzburg vs Olympique de Marselha
As it has done throughout the season, the Oympique of Marseille should close in defense in the duel of this Thursday. Even because it counts on the possibility of qualifying even losing by a goal difference. Salzburg, at home, will have the obligation to leave in search of the reaction and must do it from the first minute. In this way, it becomes the best guessing option.
Prediction Today: Salzburg