Arsenal football club of England loanee Nuno Tavares was exceptional for French Ligue 1 giants Olympique Marseille football club on Tuesday night, as he guided them to a remarkable 4-1 comeback victory over Sporting Lisbon football club in the Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League.
The Portuguese star was given another starting role by his coach, following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous matches and he was able to impress again.
Nuno Tavares started in his team’s defense line alongside Eric Bailly, Leonardo Balerdi and Chancel Mbemba and they were all fantastic in the game.
Sporting Lisbon football club took the lead through Trincao in the first minute, Chile national team star Alexis Sanchez equalized for the home team in the 13th minute, and Amine Harit made it 2-1 in the 16th minute before Leonardo Balerdi scored another goal in the 28th minute to end the first half 3-1.
Former FC Porto star Chancel Mbemba scored the last goal of the game for Olympique Marseille football club in the 84th minute after receiving an assist from Alexis Sanchez to end the match 4-1.
Nuno Tavares was fantastic for Olympique Marseille football club throughout the entire duration of the game, and he was able to contribute his quota to the team’s well deserved victory over their opponent.
The victory over Sporting Lisbon football club has now marked Olympique Marseille’s first victory of the 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League.