Olympique Marseille will face Atletico Madrid in the final of the 2018 UEFA Europa League to be staged in Lyon after they advanced 3-2 on aggregate despite losing 2-1 in the second leg semi-final which produced 13 yellow cards in Austria.
Salzburg, who are closing in on a fifth successive Austrian league title, extended their unbeaten home run to 39 games despite failing to reach the final.
After a goalless first half, Amadou Haidara gave hosts Salzburg the lead in the 53rd minute before an own goal from Bouna Sarr in the 65th minute made it 2-0 and evened the tie thereby forcing an extra time.
Rolando scored a crucial goal for Marseille in the 116th minute to make it 2-1 on the night to send the French side into the final.
Marseille goalkeeper, Yohan Pele, made an outstanding save to keep out Duje Caleta-Car’s header from a corner in the extra time.
The final is billed to hold on the 16th of May at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in France.
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