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OM: Uncertainties for Mandanda and Benedetto – FRENCH FOOTBALL

by: Adam Smith


OM: Uncertainties for Mandanda and Benedetto - FRENCH FOOTBALL 1

The Olympique de Marseille is waiting. Before facing Nimes (Saturday at 8:45 p.m.), the Phoceans hope to have Steve Mandanda and Dario Benedetto, who were beaten against FC Metz.

Two days before the reception of theE Ligue Day 1 Conforama, Olympique de Marseille and his coach André Villas-Boas still don’t know if they’ll be able to count on Steve Mandanda And Dario Benedetto for the last game of 2019.

Caution for Sandanda

Phoenician doorman Steve Mandanda gave an update of his physical situation, reassuring OM fans: ” I’m fine, I’m better. By Saturday, we’ll see. A decision will be made within 48 hours ».

The French international, who suffered an ankle injury in the match against FC Metz last weekend, showed his determination to return as soon as possible: ” Everybody wants to play every game. If I can play in every game, I will. If Yohan is taken to play, I’ll accompany him as best I can. There’s also the collective side. Coach is here, and he decides. In my injury, I was afraid yes, on the spot. We quickly asked questions, but I realized it wasn’t too serious because I could make moves ».

The Benedetto case

Marseille striker Dario Benedetto was lined up against FC Metz five days ago after missing the last minute against girondins de Bordeaux two weeks ago. André Villas-Boas reflected on his player’s physical condition: ” He played with a small contracture at Metz. We thought we’d get him out, but he’s still embarrassed. We’ll make a decision tomorrow (Friday). There’s still a small chance he’ll be here on Saturday. ».

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