Alexis Sánchez fit in immediately at Olympique de Marseille and in a few months its impact has been fundamental for the French team. Starter, goalscorer and key figure for the Igor Tudor team in Ligue 1 and the Champions League.
This Tuesday, the former Inter Milan contributed with a goal in the 4-1 victory against Sporting Lisbon and the French press did not hesitate to shower it with praise. “He was the leader of the Marseille rebellion after the tie, he pushed his teammates to come and look very high at the Lisbon people, thus provoking Adán’s mistakes. A complete game not rewarded at its fair value despite his goal “Footmercato wrote.
In the same line was Eurosport, which highlighted the effort and daring of the Chilean after the goal. “He ended up causing the fourth goal, but then the inevitable failed. In short… More than ever leader and soul of this team”.
RCM, for its part, thus analyzed the performance of La Roja’s historic scorer. “Alexis Sánchez perfectly negotiated his start of the game against Sporting. Preferred instead of Luis Suárez at the forefront of the attack, the 33-year-old Chilean scored a goal full of opportunism.
Finally, FranceTV described him as “hyperactive as always, he was rewarded for his effort and his many runs at the start of the game by scoring the first goal for Marseille this season.”