Villas-Boas highlighted Marseille did "sh*t" in European competition

Wed 04 November 2020 | 22:03

Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas endeavored to have a positive look on his side's dejected run in the Champions League.

Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas endeavored to have a positive look on his side's dejected run in the Champions League.


He said his squad need to be more qualified before their admittedly "sh*t" appearance in European matches.


Villas-Boas witnessed his men easily failed 3-0 by Porto on Tuesday. The club’s third straight failure to start Group C play. This happened after a seven-year being away from the Champions League.


Unfortunately, Marseille have now missed 12 successive competitions of Champions League, attempting to set the record for the longest run in the competition by Anderlecht. 


Regarding European Cup game, merely Luxembourg outfit Jeunesse Esch unfortunately missed many more games in Europe's top games (16 games between 1973 and 1987).


After the loss to Porto, Villas-Boas highlighted his side's second-place finish in Ligue 1 final term to the press conference. Simultaneously, he stated that Marseille have been "sh*t" in European competition.


"In order to be sh*t in the Champions League, you have to at least qualify for the Champions League," the Portuguese said. "We did it and we are being sh*t.

"The record of consecutive defeats? It's a shame that falls upon us."

Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda admitted he was concerned by his team's form in Europe after they also fell to Olympiacos and Man City to begin group play.”


“For sure when you see the results you can only be worried," Mandanda told RMC Sport 1. "We are going to measure the words a bit this evening, because there is a lot of anger and disappointment.”


"[There are] lots of negative feelings that stand out. We will have to question ourselves because we are not up to par. There are three matches left, we will have to show another face."


source: SportMob