After a victory against PAOK Salonica in the second leg of the Europa Conference League quarter-finals, synonymous with qualification for the last four of the competition, Cedric Bakambu showed his ambitions for the rest of the competition.
Om is back in the last four of a European Cup. Four years after losing the Europa League final against Atlético de Madrid, Marseille validated their qualification for the Europa Conference League semi-finals with their victory on the lawns of PAOK Salonica on Thursday evening to return to the quarter-finals. -0, 3-1 overall). Present at a press conference after this qualification, Cedric Bakambu did not hide his ambitions in this competition.
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“We should not minimize, it is still a European Cup. We play all the matches to win them. We are two games away from the final, I hope we will be able to go to the end. We have to play it We have to take the game with determination, and with the rigor with which we put into each meeting, I hope it will,” the OM striker said.
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On a series of seven consecutive victories on the European scene (one in C3, six in C4), OM are very serious in this Europa Conference league. “From the start of the competition, the coach and president told us (that we had to try to win it, editor’s note). As we saw this evening, there is a big atmosphere,” Bakambu continued.
In the next round, Marseille will find Feyenoord Rotterdam. The first leg will take place on Thursday 28 April, while the Folkens will host the second leg on Thursday 5 May at the velodrome.