Olympique de Marseille hosts the Stade de Reims on Sunday evening, at the Orange Vélodrome, on behalf of the 1st day of Ligue 1, from 8:45 p.m. TV channel, probable compositions… Here is the information to know about the meeting.
The context of OM – Reims
Second in Ligue 1 last season, Olympique de Marseille had a difficult preparation, with only one friendly victory against fans from Marignane (4-1) for three defeats against Norwich City (0-3), Middlesbrough ( 0-2) and AC Milan (0-2), and a draw against Betis Sevilla (1-1). The off-season saw the departure of Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli, replaced on the bench by Croatian Igor Tudor. Opposite, Stade de Reims recorded two successes against Lommel SK (2-1) and FC Metz (1-0), Oscar Garcia’s players having lost against Paris 13 Atletico (1-2), Auxerre (0-2) and Villarreal (0-1). Finally, the Champenois concluded with a draw against Sassuolo (2-2).
The probable compositions of OM – Reims
Olympique de Marseille will be deprived of the services of Pau Lopez. Rookie Ruben Blanco will be lined up in goal. Also missing are Duje Caleta-Car and Pape Gueye, both suspended. Summer reinforcements Chancel Mbemba, Nuno Tavares and Jonathan Clauss could make their debuts. A doubt surrounded by the presence of midfielder Jordan Veretout, the last to arrive in the workforce. On the Stade de Reims side, Kaj Sierhuis, Junya Ito, Andreaw Gravillon, Jens Cadjus, Thomas Foket and Nathanaël Mbuku should be absent.
The probable composition of OM
Blanco – Mbemba, Balerdi, Tavares – Clauss, Guendouzi, Rongier, Kolasinac – Gerson, Payet, Milik.
Trainer: Igor Tudor.
The probable composition of Reims
Pentz – Locko, Abdelhamid, Faes, Foket – Doumbia, Munetsi, Matusiwa, Kebbal – Touré, Balogun.
Coach: Oscar Garcia.
OM – Reims: at what time and on which channel to watch the match live?
The match between Olympique de Marseille and Stade de Reims will be broadcast on Sunday at 8:45 p.m. on the channel First video. The full TV program can be found here.