Former player of Racing Club de Lens and Olympique de Marseille, Alou Diarra will have a watchful eye on their confrontation this Saturday evening. While waiting for kick-off at 9 p.m., the young technician composed his best eleven with players from both teams.
It is undoubtedly the most anticipated meeting of this end of the season in Ligue 1. This Saturday evening, Racing Club de Lens, third with a point behind Olympique de Marseille, receives its direct competitor for second place. . A shock that promises to be rich in spectacle given the style of the two teams and their individualities. This is also the reason why the newspaper L’Equipe asked Alou Diarra to compose his best eleven with players from both clubs.
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As a former Lens and OM player, the ex-midfielder was objective. But did not hide his preference for blood and gold talents. In the cage first of all, the Frenchman prefers Brice Samba to Pau Lopez. ” He is an excellent goalkeeper, but on the form of the moment, Brice Samba is abovehe argued. And he has something more. In addition to his technical qualities, he exudes such serenity and ease, it reassures everyone. He is also more consistent than the Spaniard. »
Chosen for its superior offensive contribution » to that of Jonathan Gradit, the Marseillais Chancel Mbemba composes the central hinge at three with Kevin Danso, « more complete and regular than Samuel Gigot, and Facundo Medina. As for the circles, Alou Diarra favors the leadership of Valentin Rongier. And even if he is having a fairly mixed season, Seko Fofana is located ” a notch above Jordan Veretout “. Unsurprisingly, the corridors are offered to Jonathan Clauss and Deiver Machado, whose ” we don’t talk enough According to the coach of the U19 Troyes.
Openda associated with Sanchez in front
Finally, in attack, Florian Sotoca “ may have fewer qualities » that Mattéo Guendouzi, « but I love his temperament, his state of mind. He is the ideal comrade in a team, he will always do more to help colleagues. He is exemplary, he is a model for young people. “The Swiss army knife of the RCL is obviously associated with his teammate Loïs Openda, with the Olympian Alexis Sanchez” in support because he can combine, play between the lines and surprise with his call quality. “There are therefore seven Lensois and only four Marseilles who make up his typical team with a northern accent.
The best Lens-OM eleven of Alou Diarra: Samba – Mbemba, Dance, Medina – Clauss, Rongier, Flying, Machado – Sotoca, Openda, Sanchez.