Laurent Blanc wants to take advantage of the victory in Montpellier (2-1) to trigger a positive dynamic. OL will be without Corentin Tolisso, injured, and Sinaly Diomandé, suspended, against Lille this Sunday (8:45 p.m.) at Groupama Stadium, but they should not touch the structure of their 3-5-2.
” The rest of the group is healthy. It’s interesting, we worked very well this week together, explains Laurent Banc. They are in the process of understanding our way of wanting to work, things are going better and better. The team really responds a lot to what we are looking for. In athletic, physical efficiency, it’s better. »
White smiles: There have been a lot of improvements since I’ve been here, but when there’s a change of coach, the players are very intelligent, you shouldn’t be fooled… The cards are redistributed and everyone has an interest in show off its best side. In terms of intensity, it is therefore better. What we offer them seems to please them. And we have mastered our matches in Rennes enough (loss 3-2) or in Montpellier. The content was not bad there, you have to progress, continue, above all not be satisfied with that. As I said to the players after the match in Montpellier, we accepted far too many things here, the club accepted far too many things but what makes me happy in Montpellier is that we did not agreed not to take the 3 points. It’s a rebellion. We believed in it until the end, it’s a change of mentality. This is one of the big positives. »
He now hopes to see new confidence instilling heads again. ” When you don’t have confidence, you accept things, you don’t try, you suffer, but a nice gesture, a victory, that can make you change. “And a second against Lille a little more.