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Sunday against Stade Rennais at the Vélodrome, Igor Tudor finds himself facing a new defensive headache on the side of OM. If the Croatian will recover Chancel Mbemba, who was suspended Tuesday against Eintracht Frankfurt (0-1), he however lost Eric Bailly, hit in the thigh and recovering at least for the international break.
OM’s defensive choices simplified
Samuel Gigot still embarrassed in the adductor, OM could therefore still start with the Bosnian Sead Kolasinac left axis of the defense with three. A solution that Tudor appreciates since the trio Mbemba – Balerdi – Kolasinac was that of the victories against Nice and Auxerre…
Kalimuendo back but on the bench
Opposite, Bruno Genesio is expected to make a major comeback with Arnaud Kalimuendo, recovered from his small muscle injury and fit for the shock. On the other hand, it is likely that the former Parisian will start on the bench.
The eleven expected from OM: P.Lopez – Mbemba, Balerdi, Kolasinac – Clauss, Rongier, Veretout, N.Tavares – Payet (cap.), Guendouzi – A.Sanchez.
The eleven expected from Stade Rennais: Mandanda – H. Traoré (cap.), Rodon, Theate, Truffert – Doué, Tait, Majer – Bourigeaud, Gouiri, Terrier.
Defenseless OM, Rennes with Kalimuendo
Before OM – Stade Rennais, Igor Tudor has very limited choices behind while Bruno Genesio recovers a major option at the forefront of his attack with Arnaud Kalimuendo. If the former Parisian and Lensois is not ready to start, he will indeed be available.