Europa League Final Preview: Atletico Madrid square off against Marseille

New Delhi: Thursday’s Europa League final promises to be an exciting affair. Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid will travel to France where they will clash with Ligue 1 side Marseille. The final will be played in Lyon and however no French club has ever won the Europa League Marseille coach Rudi Garcia will do all within his power to change that.

The French side have reached a first European final since 2005 and will look to make most this opportunity. They have a big task at hand as they take on two-time Europa League winners Atletico Madrid.

The Spanish club know what it takes to win games like these and are one of the only clubs to concede fewest goals in the competition. Los Rojiblancos are known for their defending but are equally dangerous going forward. No matter who comes out as champion in the battle of Lyon, football fans will be in for a delight as two giants square off to take home Europe’s second most coveted trophy.

Possible Lineups:

Atletico Madrid– Oblak, Juanfran, Godin, Savic, Luis, Correa, Gabi, Saul, Koke, Costa, Griezmann

Marseille– Pele, Sarr, Rami, Gustavo, Amavi, Lopez, Sanson, Thauvin, Ocampos, Payet, Germain

IMPORTANT STATS:

Head to Head record

2 Played – Marseille 0 wins, Atletico 1 win, Drawn 1

Kick-off Details: 12.15 AM IST