Hello! Welcome to our liveblog for the Europa League final, a game between Marseille of France and Atletico Madrid of Spain.
It’s not the Champions League – let’s not kid ourselves – but this is still a huge occasion and promises to be a really interesting match. We know Atletico will line up in Diego Simeone’s tried and trusted 4-4-2, sitting deep, congesting the midfield and putting up walls of defence but how might Marseille approach things?
We saw a three man defence in their two-legged victory over RB Leipzig but Rudi Garcia tends to prefer a more conventional 4-2-3-1, with Florian Thauvin and Lucas Ocampos supplying crosses from wide and Dimitri Payet – remember him? – playing as a number 10.
The ex-West Ham attacking midfielder hasn’t been in scintillating form of late but he will be key to creating the chances needed to carve open Atletico’s rigid defence.