OM - Lille (5-1) | Rudi Garcia reflects on the game

sun 22 apr at 15:23
Par 
OM.net
Vidéo © 
OM.net 2016
2017-2018 Season - Ligue 1 - Matchday 34 - OM-Lille (5-1): Rudi Garcia's reaction to the 5-1 win over LOSC.

Rudi Garcia : «things are opening up»

"It's always most important to take the three points. It is true that we have also reduced the goal difference with our direct competitors. For the moment, we came back to within a point of second place (before Guingamp-Monaco). We are still tied for third, we remain stuck in with Lyon. Everything remains open for this end of the season. We will now recover and think again of the European Cup on Thursday. We play at home, it's going to be an important game because it's the first leg. It will take a result to qualify to return, but we are really satisfied. Today, there were more than 55,000 spectators and we saw a beautiful Olympique de Marseille performance.”

"The mood is good, like when Dimitri Payet leaves the penalty to Florian (Thauvin). This is the class and it is also a sign that shows that this team wants to achieve great results together. I have great players, but they know that without the help of their teammates it's not as good collectively. When we are all together, it gives us great victories."

"Hiroki (Sakai, out on injury), this is the dark spot of the evening. On the other hand, the some ligaments could be affected. It will be difficult to get him back quickly. We are not going to make a prognosis now. We hope it's not too bad, but it's a blow tonight."

"Now we will focus on Salzburg. Tomorrow, the players will rest, they will refuel. We will study the opponent thoroughly. We have already worked well on them with Fred (Bompard) and Thomas (Benedet). We already know a lot about this team because we played them twice. The preparation for the semi-final has already begun."

Réactions

News First team

mon 21 may

OM - Amiens (2-1) | Reactions from the team

See the post-match reactions from Maxime Lopez, Valère Germain, Bouna Sarr, and Boubacar Kamara after the 2017-18 season finale.
mon 21 may

Jacques-Henri Eyraud : «We have every reason to be proud»

Olympique de Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud delivered his post-match and post-season assessment of Les Olympiens’ campaign after the season finale against Amiens.
sun 20 may

OM - Amiens (2-1) | Match Highlights

2017-2018 Season - Ligue 1 Conforama - Matchday 38 - OM-Amiens (2-1): Full match highlights.
mon 21 may

VOTE for May 2018's Olympien of the Month

It's time to select the Olympien of the Month for the final month of competition in the 2017-2018 season? The choice is yours…
wed 23 may

VOTE for May's Goal of the Month!

Which goal scored in May 2018 was the best?
thu 24 may

Olympiens' international schedule

With the club season is over, nine OM players have joined their national teams to prepare for the World Cup in Russia.
wed 23 may

Marseille Insider | Episode 8

It's the final week of the Ligue 1 campaign for Olympique de Marseille and everything hangs in the balance. Experience the high drama as Les Olympiens go to battle against Amiens in the league's closing weekend.
thu 24 may

Payet is your Olympien of the Month for May 2018

Dimitri Payet has gone back-to-back as Olympien of the Month in April and again in May.