“We are not sharp enough”
OM coach Jorge Sampaoli returned to his team’s lack of offensive efficiency at a press conference on Tuesday.
Wednesday, theOlympic Marseille moves on the lawn of FC Nantes on behalf of the 16th day of Ligue 1. 4th in Ligue 1 with one game less following his victory against Troyes, the Olympians will try to chain a second consecutive victory, something that has not happened for more than two months (3 wins in a row).
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A problem of efficiency
This Tuesday, the Marseille coach Jorge Sampaoli presented himself at a press conference and spoke of the progress and areas for improvement of his team, the best defense in Ligue 1 but less effective in front. “From what I’ve been told, we’re the best defensive team, in terms of stats. We have more chances than against us, even if we are not sharp enough, we are fishing in the finish, some players are less well at this level ”, he admitted in remarks relayed by The Phocaean. Indeed, the teammates of Dimitri Payet haven’t conceded a goal in four games, but have only scored two in the same period.
Sampaoli: “According to what I was told, we are the best defensive team, in terms of stats. We have more chances than against us, even if we are not sharp enough, we are fishing in the finish , some players are less well at this level ” #LiveConf
– The Phocaean (@lephoceen) November 30, 2021
Unfortunately for the Phocaeans, their second top scorer Cengiz Ünder (5 goals in all competitions) could not be part of the trip to Nantes, as confirmed by the Argentinian technician. “We only have to see if Ünder evolves positively, we will know after today’s training, otherwise all the rest of the workforce is available”, he announced about the Turkish international.