Sampaoli explains Mandanda’s absence

L’Olympic Marseille is still undefeated this season. Traveling to MonacoOn Saturday evening as part of the 5th day of Ligue 1, the Ciel et Blancs logically won (1-2) thanks to a double from the young Bamba Dieng.

A meeting marked by the great first in the Marseille jersey of Pau Lopez, preferred to a Steve Mandanda remained on the bench. At the end of the game, Jorge Sampaoli justified his choice of goalkeeper.

“It’s a question of rotation”

“It’s a matter of rotation, said the Argentinian technician at a press conference. Pau was recovering from an injury, we wanted him to have playing time. Steve is the club’s iconic goalkeeper, but I try to ensure that all the players have playing time, and that there is healthy competition in all positions. We knew that Pau was going to respond. “

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