Florian Thauvin: Ready for l’Équipe de France ?

With 3 goals and 3 assists in the past two games, as well as 18 goals+assists on the season, Thauvin is the name on everyone’s lips. Putting several tough seasons behind him, Thauvin has emerged as the go-to man for Marseille, this season. After years of moments of brilliance mixed with disappointing performances, Flotov has become more consistent and efficient in front of goal. With World Cup qualifying approaching, Didier Deschamps is set to announce the selection for the national team next week. Will Thauvin be a part of that fabled list? In this article, I will look at reasons why he should be selected, and reasons why he may be left off the list.

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Lorient 1-4 OM: L’OM Confirms

Against weak opposition (Lorient is in 20th place), l’OM ended one of the worst weeks in recent memory with a win. After losing 5-1 at home against PSG and then 3-4 against Monaco mid-week, Marseille was (finally) able to win convincingly against a weak opponent. While wins like this can feel fruitless due to the opposition’s ability, it is important for OM to win (and score multiple goals a game) in order to have a chance of making Europa Ligue. Here are my takeaways from today.


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