Marseille, meanwhile, has never won the Europa League title, now three times finishing as a runner-up, and entered the day hoping to claim its first piece of European silverware since winning the Champions League title back in 1993.
They can avoid that tense scenario by finding a way through a formidable Atletico defence and clinching not just a shock triumph and a European trophy, but also an immediate place in next season's Champions League group stage.
Asked if his absence will have any impact, he said: "We lived it with Arsenal, at home, when German was [watching] over the team".
Explosion Targeted California Office
Authorities say they believe a woman killed in an explosion at a Southern California office building ran a day spa there. Orange County Fire Authority Chief Brian Fennessy says 70 firefighters were dispatched in response to a 1:09 p.m.
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann celebrates a goal against Arsenal during the Europa League semi-final recently.
During his time with the club, Atletico have won La Liga and been runners-up in the Champions League on two occasions. Former West Ham star Payet told the BBC: "We know how tough it is. Of course, that's an added source of motivation, and if we do win the final, our names will be written into the club's history books forever".
The Argentinian guided Atletico to success in the competition in 2012, a victory which provided a springboard for runs to the Champions League finals of 2014 and 2016.
Marseille comes into this one having lost just once in their last nine matches-and that defeat came on the second leg of their Europa semifinal tie against Salzburg, a match in which they did what was needed to advance.
Fernando Torres (for Griezmann 90) - N/A - A late sub, coming on for his what may be his Atletico Madrid game.
Madrid sports daily Marca carried a picture of Simeone on its front page on Wednesday, under the headline: "The Lyon King". Nothing we've seen has dented our confidence that this is still the case as Diego Simeone's side make the trip to Lyon for the final.
"They're a risky team offensively".
Luiz Gustavo - 5 - Playing out of position at centre-back again, Gustavo looked comfortable at the back and did well to keep track with Atletico's attackers in the first half. It will be an intense game and we will take it to where it suits us. "We've known each other all our lives and we have a similar vision of football", Simeone said.
And, finally, just because it's unbelievable and awesome, here is a photo of Newton standing with Glover, the young Lando himself. He's played characters in many movies since, and even has a voice role in Star Wars Rebels as Thrawn's formidable assassin Rukh.
Police said they killed four suspected members of JAD in Cianjur, West Java Province, and arrested two others, the BBC reported. Police also increased security in nearly all major churches in big cities such as Jakarta , Surabaya , and Medan.
Due to her victory over Becky Lynch, last week, Mandy Rose demanded for her to be added in the MITB ladder match. Andrade Cien Almas made his long-awaited debut on Smackdown, defeating Jake Constantino on tonight's show.
Reports state that either a new Go Plus device or a motion control accessory to emulate a PokéBall will come along with the game. The rumour mills are in full swing as two new domain names have added fuel to the Pokemon Switch fire, prior to E3 2018 .
Special police forces from Kandahar and commandos from Herat had also been deployed in Farah , Afghan officials said . In 2017 insurgents tried three times to overrun the capital, according to the Afghanistan Analysts Network.
When neither of the two have performed, RCB have looked a completely different team altogether and hasn't scared another team. Chris Gayle got a lifeline in the very first over of the innings when wicketkeeper Patel dropped him off Umesh.
The company attributed the decline to the "variability of our detection technology's ability to find and flag" fakes . We're often asked how we decide what's allowed on Facebook - and how much bad stuff is out there.
Democrats are also looking for Conor Lamb (who won a special election earlier this year in a different district) to take down Rep. The two county school board races appear on city ballots, although city residents are ineligible to vote on those positions.
HMD Global has also include the Bothie mode that allows the users to make use of the front and rear cameras at the same time. A 16MP + 5MP dual camera combination clicks photos from the rear, enhanced with HDR support and artificial intelligence.
We are concerned that extremist elements are seeking to hijack legitimate protests to further their own objectives. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said peaceful protests were "being exploited by extremists".
Malaysian police raid ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak's house
He said it was Mahathir's prerogative to form the cabinet, but noted he had given assurances that he will consult party leaders. As such, he will not be rushing back into politics and will support the new government as a regular citizen instead.
3 storm-related deaths in Connecticut, New York
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Seattle's Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for PED use
He is making $24 million this season, so the expected almost 50 percent of his 2018 pay is now going away with the suspension. In 39 games this year, the 35-year-old Cano had a slash line of.287/.385/.441, with four home runs and 23 RBIs.
Thanos will be removed from Fortnite as of tomorrow
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