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Olympique de Marseille-Atlético Madrid: Europa League final team news

Simeone goes for youth over experience at the back as Lucas and Vrsaljko start.

Olympique de Marseille v Club Atletico de Madrid - UEFA Europa League Final Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Atlético Madrid boss Diego Simeone has gone for youth over experience in the Europa League final with Sime Vrsaljko and Lucas Hernández at right and left back respectively.

Filipe Luis is back and so is Juanfran but Simeone has deviated from the norm, to an extent, as he looks to curb the threat of Marseille’s most potent players on the wings.

José Giménez recovered from a back injury as expected and partners Diego Godín in what is El Cholo’s strongest centre-back pairing also. Aside from that, Ángel Correa starts and Vitolo has been left out with Koke, Saul, Gabi in a midfield three.

Diego Costa and Antoine Griezmann start up front.

Oblak; Vrsaljko, Giménez, Godín, Lucas; Saúl, Gabi, Correa, Koke; Griezmann, Costa.

Marseille team news: Mandanda, Sarr, Rami, Luiz Gustavo, Amavi; Sanson, Anguissa; Thauvin, Payet, Ocampos; Germain.