OM hosts PSG this Sunday evening at the Stade Vélodrome in the closing of the 11th matchday of Ligue 1. Jorge Sampaoli, the coach of Olympique de Marseille, has just unveiled his group of players summoned for this Classic.
Jorge Sampaoli with a full squad against PSG
Wide winner of Lorient last weekend (4-1), theOlympique de Marseille welcomes back to the Stade Vélodrome this Sunday at 20:45 in closing of the 11th matchday of Ligue 1. Jorge Sampaoli’s men will go head to head with the League leader, Paris Saint-Germain. After getting the point of the draw on the turf of Lazio Rome (0-0), last Thursday in the group stage of the Europa League.
Unlike his Paris Saint-Germain counterpart, Mauricio Pochettino who will have to do without Leandro Paredes, Sergio Rico and Sergio Ramos, the OM coach will count on a full group for this Ligue 1 clash. Note that Mauricio Pochettino has meanwhile specified that Mauro Icardi and Neymar will be on the trip to the edge of the Mediterranean. Uncertain before this meeting, Marseille winger Cengiz Ünder is finally fit for the reception of the historical rival.
Uncertain due to a thigh discomfort, the 24-year-old Turkish international is finally fit to face Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and their Parisian teammates. As a reminder, Olympique de Marseille has not won against Paris Saint-Germain at the Velodrome for 10 years. Ahead of this meeting tonight, Sampaoli’s team is in third place in the Ligue 1 standings with one game less, 10 points behind Paris SG, solid leader after 10 days.
The OM group against PSG :
Goalkeepers: Mandanda, Ngapandouetnbu, Lopez
Defenders: Lirola, Amavi, Peres, Alvaro, Caleta-Car, Saliba, Balerdi
Midfielders: Kamara, Rongier, Gerson, Gueye, Harit, Guendouzi
Forwards: Luis Henrique, De La Fuente, Payet, Dieng, Milik, Under.