At the end of the draw between Nice and OM (1-1), Marseille coach Jorge Sampaoli praised Dimitri Payet.
Led 1-0 by theOGC Nice, Wednesday evening in Troyes in the replay match of the 3rd day of L1, theOlympic Marseille managed to bring back a point on Canebière (1-1), thanks to a goal scored by Dimitri Payet, the handyman on the Marseille side. In a post-match press conference, Jorge Sampaoli was also full of praise for his number 10.
“For us, Payet is an essential player”
“For us, Payet is an essential player. Even though he’s not 100% physically, he has the mental toughness to influence the team. That’s why I’m counting on him on the pitch to help the team. Today, he allowed us to draw a draw in a complicated match ”, underlined the Argentine coach.
It must be said that, according to choose, Dimitri Payet has been involved in 5 of the last 6 goals scored by OM players in Ligue 1 (3 goals, 2 assists).
5 & 7 – Dimitri Payet has been involved in 5 of the last 6 goals scored by Marseille players in Ligue 1 (3 goals, 2 assists). He scored 7 goals against Nice in the top flight and does not do better against any other opponent. Reply. #OGCNOM pic.twitter.com/XY4gMmqDny
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