n the fourth round of the Champions League Group D in the 2022/23 season, Marseille defeated the 9-man Sporting CP 2-0 away and is expected to enter the Champions League round of 16.
In the first half, Esgaio was sent off with a red card, and Guendouzi and Sanchez scored successively. In the second half, Gonçalves was sent off after Esgaeo, and Marseille kept the lead until the end.
At the end of the game, Marseille ranked second in Group D with 2 wins, 2 losses, and 6 points, while Sporting CP ranked third in the group with the disadvantage of goal difference.
Only 20 minutes after the opening, Marseille took the lead with a penalty kick: Esgaio fouled Harit and caused him to fall to the ground, and then Guendouzi took a penalty kick and scored 1-0. Esgaio was sent off for a second yellow card for a foul.
In the next 25 minutes, Marseille had the upper hand when the opponent was sent off: in the 24th minute, Harit made a free kick in the frontcourt, but Guendouzi headed the goal but was blocked by Franco Israel. 2 minutes later, Sanchez fired a long shot from outside the box and was still shut out by Franco Israel. And when the time came to 30 minutes, Harit broke through the bottom and crossed the middle, and Sanchez scored with his right foot from close range. After verification by VAR, the Chile striker’s goal was ruled valid.
Marseille continued their dominance over Sporting CP in the second half, but Harit, Rongier, Payet, and Ünder all seemed content with a 2-0 score. For Sporting CP, the game was effectively over when Gonçalves received two yellow cards in two minutes and was finally sent off in the 60th minute, losing 2-0 at home.