Europa League final: Marseille v Atletico Madrid Tips, Preview and Predictions
May 16, 2018
Marseille and Atletico Madrid collide for Europa League final in France
The fate of the Europa League trophy will be decided on Wednesday night as Marseille and Atletico Madrid collide in the final at the Stade de Lyon.
On French soil both sides will be aiming to clinch a major European honour, while also subsequently securing a spot in next season’s Champions League group stages.
Diego Simeone’s Spanish outfit downed Arsenal in the semi-final to reach this stage of the competition this campaign and they will be confident of going all the way here.
The Bathtubs are regarded at a highly promising 10/3 with Paddy Power to win inside 90 minutes and both teams to get on the scoresheet in this fascinating final match-up.
Meanwhile, Marseille are 19/4 underdogs with Bet365 to come out on top, with Rudi Garcia hoping to oversee a successful end to their gallant European journey this term.
Although, if the Ligue 1 representatives are to earn any success in this tough tussle, they will need to deal with the familiar threat of France international frontman Antoine Griezmann.
The Atletico hitman is aiming to end the season on a massive high before heading to Russia for the 2018 World Cup with his country, while a move to La Liga rivals Barcelona is potentially on the horizon too.
Griezmann can be backed at 7/5 with 888Sport to find the target at anytime during normal time, in what could be a dramatic final in his home nation.