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Atletico have not beaten a French club in France since Septem­ber 1961, when they won 3-2 at Sedan in the first round of their tri­umphant Euro­pean Cup Win­ners’ Cup cam­paign.

Mar­seille skip­per Dim­itri Payet has recorded seven as­sists in this sea­son’s UEFA Europa League, the most in the com­pe­ti­tion.

Mar­seille have been in­volved in four pre­vi­ous s ma­jor UEFA com­pe­ti­tion fi­nals, while Atletico o Madrid will be com­pet­ing in their ninth – andd fifth in the past nine sea­sons.

Four play­ers have scored twice in the fix­ture – Diego For­lan (Atletico) in 2010, Radamel Fal­cao cao (Atletico) in 2012, Car­los Bacca (Sevilla) in 2015 015 and Coke (Sevilla) in 2016; there has yet to bee a hat-trick.

This is the ninth Europa League fi­nal. The pre­vi­ous eight have yielded 21 goals at an av­er­age of 2.625 per game. The big­gest win­ning mar­gin was Atlético’s 3-0 win against Ath­letic Club in 2012.

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