Despite a goal from Florian Thauvin, Olympique de Marseille conceded its first defeat of the summer.
After a short victory (1-0) against less than 23 years of Stoke City on Sunday, Olympique de Marseille lost on Thursday in its second match of preparation against Accrington Stanley FC (2-1), a team playing in division three of the English. In this part, the Olympians missed their first act, the licensor two realizations of consecutive errors. The first came on a ball of Yohann Pelé, author of an output failed perfectly operated by Sean McConville, scorer of the head (28th).
Then, a few minutes later, Saîf-Eddine Khaoui conceded a penalty, turned without shaking by Offering Zanzala (37th). In the middle of the second half-time, Heaven-and-White have certainly reduced the brand through Florian Thauvin (77th), but have not arrived to pick up the table display. In the end, a first defeat of the summer relatively disturbing, as players phocaeans will try to clear as soon as Sunday after-noon (16 hours), in the face of opposition much more relieved : the Glasgow Rangers.
The composition of the starting of the OM : Pele – Sarr, Kamara, Sertic, Amavi – Sanson, Luiz Gustavo – Khaoui, Payet (Cap.), Lihadji – Germain.
The composition of the OM in the second period : Pelé – Sakai, Perrin, Caleta-Car, Rocchia – Khetir, Strootman, Chabrolle – Thauvin, Aké, Nkounkou.