Athletic Bilbao
thu, 15/03/2018 - 19:00
Europa League - 8ème de finale
Referee : Anthony Taylor (ENG)
Estadio San Mamés
Bilbao - Estadio San Mamés
  • 74'
  • 38' (SP)
    Dimitri Payet
  • 52'
    Lucas Ocampos
Athletic Bilbao


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Starting XI

De Marcos
Manager : Rudi Garcia
Manager : Abel Ferreira


  • OM
  • Athletic Bilbao
  • Susaeta 23'
  • Arrizabalaga
  • Saborit
  • Merino
  • Vesga 78'
  • Nunez 44'
  • Nolaskoain


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Match summary


fri 06 apr 2018

Here's your March Goal of the Month

Dimitri Payet's magnificent side volley against Athletic Bilbao has been selected your March 2018 Goal of the Month.
sat 17 mar 2018

Athletic Bilbao - OM (1-2) | Les Olympiens' 2 goals

Enjoy the pair of goals that sent OM through to the Europa League quarter-finals - scored by Dimitri Payet and Lucas Ocampos.
sat 17 mar 2018

Qualifying, in photos

Re-live Olympique de Marseille's Europa League quarter-final qualification from Bilbao, Spain, through photography.
fri 16 mar 2018

Athletic Bilbao - OM (1-2) | The players' reactions

Maxime Lopez, Steve Mandanda, Adil Rami and Dimitri Payet shared their thoughts following the victory over Bilbao and qualifying for the Europa League quarter-finals.
fri 16 mar 2018

Europa League: The quarter-final draw is set for Friday

Les Olympiens will find out their opponent for the Europa League quarter-finals Friday at 1 p.m. CET.
fri 16 mar 2018

Athletic Bilbao - OM (1-2) | Match Highlights

2017-2018 Season - Europa League - Final 16 Knockout Round - Ahtletic Bilbao 1-2 OM: Les Olympiens won for the first time in a European competition in Spain, qualifying for the quarter-finals of a continental championship for the first time since 2012.
thu 15 mar 2018

Athletic - OM (1-2, 2-5 Agg.) | OM qualify in style

Rudi Garcia's men secured the win in Spain that takes them into the last eight of the UEFA Europa League
thu 15 mar 2018

Athletic Bilbao - OM | Training Session at San Mames

On the eve of the last 16 return leg against Athletic Bilbao, find out how OM got on in the pre-game training session at San Mames
thu 15 mar 2018

PREVIEW | OM aim to close out Athletic Bilbao

With a qualification into the Europa League quarter-finals in sight, OM visits Athletic Bilbao for the second leg with a 3-1 aggregate lead.
thu 15 mar 2018

Great OM goals in Spain

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  • 90+4'
    C'est terminé à San Mames, l'OM s'impose (2-1) et se qualifie pour les quarts. Merci de nous avoir suivi. Rendez-vous dimanche pour OM-Lyon. Bonne fin de soirée à tous.
  • 78'
    Sortie de Benat, entrée de Vesga.
  • 77'
    Sortie de Lopez,entrée de Sanson !
  • 77'
    Deuxième carton jaune à Aduriz pour une faute sur Ocampos. Il est exclu du coup, pour une 2e avertissement lors de ce match.
  • 74'
    Bilbao réduit le score, but de Williams, 2-1 !
  • 67'
    Sarr remplace Thauvin. Rudi Garcia fait tourner.
  • 61'
    Williams est averti suite à une charge sur Payet.
  • 55'
    Changement à l'OM, Gustavo sort, Anguissa entre !
  • 52'
    Passe d'Amavi, but d'Ocampos d'une frappe enroulée. Fantastique ! 2-0 pour l'OM à Bilbao !
  • 48'
    Carton jaune à Adil Rami pour un excès d'agressivité.
  • 46'
    C'est reparti à Bilbao. Encore 45 minutes !
  • 45+2'
    C'est la mi-temps à San Mames. L'OM mène 1-0 grâce à une penalty de Dimitri Payet. On se retrouve dans quinze minutes pour la deuxième période.
  • 44'
    Deuxième changement à Bilbao, Alvarez sort, Nunez entre ! Changement poste pour poste.
  • 38'
    But pour l'OM ! 1-0 ! Payet s'infiltre dans la défense basque, relayé par Mitroglou, avant d'être déséquilibré au coeur de la surface de réparation. Payet se fait justice lui-même et trompe Herrerin sur penalty.
  • 23'
    Premier changement à Bilbao, Mikel Rico qui se plaint de la cuisse, sort, Susaeta entre à sa place !
  • 15'
    Le premier carton jaune du match est pour le Basque Aduriz !
  • 0'
    C'est parti à San Mames, pour ce match retour entre l'Athletic et l'OM !
  • -60'
    Bonsoir et bienvenue sur le live texte du match d'Europa League entre l'Athletic Bilbao et l'OM. Les compositions sont disponibles ci-dessus.

Match summary

Athletic - OM (1-2, 2-5 Agg.) | OM qualify in style

15 mar 2018
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Rudi Garcia's men secured the win in Spain that takes them into the last eight of the UEFA Europa League

Marseille secured a place in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals with an impressive 2-1 win away to Athletic Club, sealing a 5-2 aggregate victory.

Already two goals clear from the first leg last Thursday, all OM had to do was carefully manage the game - to ensure that it was not put in an uncomfortable position.

And it looked that way at the beginning as Athletic raced out of the blocks in searching of a quick fire start. Inaki Williams and Aritz Aduriz kept the OM defence busy, but were unable to make a breakthrough.

At the other end, Florian Thauvin - just back from injury - and Lucas Ocampos provided the attacking threat on the wing, but OM found success through the middle thanks to captain Dimitri Payet.

Payet skipped through a couple of challenges to receive a 1-2 before being tripped by Lekue. Referee Antony Taylor pointed to the spot, and the skipper promptly beat Iago Herrerin to put OM 1-0 ahead on the night, 4-1 on aggregate.

It got better in the second half as OM silenced a partisan San Mames crowd. Lucas Ocampos - on a hot streak in the past week - showed his confidence by turning on to his weaker foot to fire a low effort past Herrerin to all but seal the tie.

The hosts continued to accelerate forward, and were eventually rewarded with a goal for Inaki Williams 15 minutes from time. What little chance for a comeback however was extinguished when Aritz Aduriz was sent off a minute later.

Marseille qualify for the last eight of a European competition for the first time since 2012. The draw for the quarter-finals takes place at UEFA HQ in Nyon tomorrow (Friday 13:00 CET).

Attention turns now to the crunch Ligue 1 Conforama clash against Lyon at Orange Vélodrome on Sunday.