1992–93 Olympique de Marseille season

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Olympique de Marseille
1992–93 season
President Bernard Tapie
Manager Raymond Goethals
French Division 1 1st[1]
Coupe de France Quarter-finals
European Cup Winners
Average home league attendance 27,010

During the 1992–93 French football season, Olympique de Marseille competed in French Division 1.

Season summary[edit]

Marseille won French Division 1, and also became the first (and, to date, only) French club to win the European Cup defeating A.C. Milan 1-0. However, it was later revealed that midfielder Jean-Jacques Eydelie had (on behalf of the Marseille board) bribed Valenciennes players Jorge Burruchaga, Christophe Robert and Jacques Glassman to lose the last match of the season, which Marseille needed to win the secure the French title, so that Marseille could win the match without much exertion ahead of the Champions League final. The scandal saw Marseille stripped of their title, relegated to Division 2 and banned from defending the Champions League or competing in the European Super and Intercontinental Cups, although they were allowed to remain European champions.

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
France GK Fabien Barthez
France GK Pascal Olmeta
France DF Manuel Amoros
France DF Jocelyn Angloma[3]
France DF Basile Boli[4]
France DF Bernard Casoni
France DF Marcel Desailly[5]
France DF Éric Di Meco
France MF Alain Boghossian
France MF Didier Deschamps (captain)
France MF Jean-Philippe Durand
France MF Jean-Jacques Eydelie
No. Position Player
France MF Jean-Christophe Marquet
France MF Franck Sauzée
France MF Jean-Christophe Thomas
Spain MF Rafael Martín Vázquez
Russia MF Igor Dobrovolski
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia MF Dragan Stojković
France FW Jean-Marc Ferreri
France FW Marc Libbra
Germany FW Rudi Völler
Croatia FW Alen Bokšić
Ghana FW Abedi Pelé
Cameroon FW François Omam-Biyik

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Coupe de France[edit]

European Cup[edit]

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group A
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
France Marseille 6 3 3 0 14 4 +10 9
Scotland Rangers 6 2 4 0 7 5 +2 8
Belgium Club Brugge 6 2 1 3 5 8 −3 5
Russia CSKA Moscow 6 0 2 4 2 11 −9 2

Final[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Ligue 1[edit]

Coupe de France[edit]

Champions League[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marseille were stripped of the Division 1 title following the bribery scandal.
  2. ^ http://www.worldfootball.net/teams/olympique-marseille/1993/2/
  3. ^ Angloma was born in Abymes, Guadeloupe, but also qualifies to represent France internationally; he made his international debut for France in 1990 and Guadeloupe in 2006.
  4. ^ Boli was born in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, but was raised in France and made his international debut for France in 1986.
  5. ^ Desailly was born in Accra, Ghana, but also qualified to represent France internationally and made his international debut for France in 1993.