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Team news: Dimitri Payet returns, Atletico Madrid start Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa

Team news: Payet returns, Atletico start Griezmann and Costa

17/05/2018 at 00:46Updated 17/05/2018 at 01:59

Marseille captain Dimitri Payet is passed fit for the Europa League final and returns to the starting line-up as Atletico Madrid start Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa in attack.

Payet, 31, missed the 3-3 draw with Guingamp with a thigh injury and there was a slight conern over the attacking midfielder.

However he is in the starting XI in attack next to the in-form Florian Thauvin and Lucas Ocampos.

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Elsewhere Valere Germain is preferred in attack to Kostas Mitroglou and with Rolando not fully fit Luiz Gustavo drops into defence.

For Atletico Griezmann and Costa will be key in their hopes to win the trophy for a third time.

Diego Simeone goes with Lucas Hernandez rather than the fit again Filipe Luis with Gabi captaining the side and Thomas Partey on the bench.

TEAMS IN FULL

Marseille - Mandanda - Sarr, Rami, Gustavo, Amavi - Zambo Anguissa, Sanson - Thauvin, Payet, Ocampos - Germain

Atletico Madrid - Oblak - Vrsaljko, Gimenez, Godin, Lucas - Saul, Gabi, Koke, Correa - Griezmann, Costa

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