Arsenal won an eight-goal thriller against Chelsea at the weekend and Marseille took the spoils in a 3-2 win against Dijon. So, we all knew what to expect before the game. That’s right, a goalless draw. It all started so well with both sides showing early attacking promise. Marseille had come with victory in mind. Their manager, Didier Deschamps, made a bold decision to play with two up front and he had clearly watched the Gunners’ game with Chelsea and identified Andre Santos as the weak link in their back four. Time and again in the first 45 minutes Marseille in tested their hosts with attacks down that side of the pitch.
This was not the uninspiring team so desperate for a draw at the Stade V