Red Bull Salzburg VS Marseille prediction and preview UEFA Europa League
Red Bull Salzburg VS Marseille
Match Time：5/4/2018 03:05 Friday (GMT+8)
UEFA Europa League -- Red Bull Salzburg VS Marseille
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Red Bull Salzburg: Great form at home ( Recent Form: W D W L W )
After Red Bull Salzburg ended the group stage of the Europa League unbeaten as front-runners, they met in the second round before the knockout stages on Real Sociedad. Against the Spanish representatives, the "Bulls" fought a 2-2 in the first leg, before they made it perfect in the second leg with a 2-1 victory. The other two stations on the way to the semi-finals were Borussia Dortmund in the second round and Lazio Roma in the quarter-finals. Against Lazio they were able to turn in the second leg 2-4 deficit from the first leg, which will give them confidence in the semi-final second leg. There they start with a similar starting position. The first leg against Olympique Lyon lost the team of coach Marco Rose with 0: 2. Despite the defeat, the Austrians showed a good performance, especially in the second half. In the home arena Red Bull Salzburg lost throughout the season yet no game. The current knockout phase of the Europa League also brought the "Bulls" always a home game in the second leg, through which they always reached the next round. In the Tipico Bundesliga, the Salzburg are at the top of the table, this year's championship is with eleven points advantage only formality. There they won twelve of their 16 games and conceded only eight goals. After catching up in the Europa League quarter-finals, RB Salzburg still has hope for the return leg in the semifinals. Against Olympique Marseille are Marco Rose, who won the Youth League last year with the Salzburg Youth, all players available.
Marseille: Six unbeaten games in a row ( Recent Form: W W W W D )
With a balanced record of two wins, two draws and two defeats, Olympique Marseille finished Group I and entered the knockout phase of the Europa League as second in the group. There they first met the SC Braga, against which the French already secured in the first leg with a 3-0 win the first knockout round. Against Athletic Bilbao Olympique Marseille won both games and against RB Leipzig they lost the first leg 1-0, in the second leg Marseille but played in a "frenzy" and was able to reach the semi-finals of the competition with a 5-2 victory. There, the French are after the 2-0 win in the first leg against RB Salzburg in the role of favorites to move into the final, although they had in the group stage against the Austrian representatives out of hand. The offensive of the team of coach Rudi Garcia is currently in impressive form. In the last five competitive games Olympique Marseille scored a total of 16 times. In the French Ligue 1, Olympique Marseille is currently in fourth place. With 73 hits scored they score an average of 2.09 goals per game. In front of a strange backdrop, coach Rudi Garcia's side won ten out of 18 away matches, but last weekend Angers were only able to draw 1-1. However, some players were spared in light of the important second leg match this Thursday. There, the French continue to give up injury due to their goalkeeper Steve Mandanda. Against Red Bull Salzburg, Olympique Marseille will try to score an away goal to open the door to the finals.
THE BETTING VERDICT:
After all, all three matches in the Europa League this season only two goals. However, at the reunion tonight, the proportion of total goals still pushed to 2 3/4 level. With the way out of the house, talent is considered a good choice. The reason is Salzburg will have to play attack to have hope upstream. On the other side of the line, Marseille has a tendency to attack under coach Rudi Garcia. They have fired in five of last six away games but could not keep clean sheets.
Red Bull Salzburg VS Marseille
O/U Pick: Over 2.75 goals
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