Nantes 0 – Marseille 1- The Yellow House humbled at home by The Phocaeans

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Olympique de Marseille strolled past Nantes with a 1-0 win on Wednesday at the Stade de la Beaujoire. Nantes were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Lille in their previous game. Marseille were looking to extend their winning run after a 1-0 victory against Troyes. As things stand, Nantes and Marseille are 13th, (19 points) and 2nd, (29 points), in the table respectively, after 16 matches.

Marseille started the game well, thanks to Gerson giving The Phocaeans the lead, 30 minutes in, finishing the first half 0-1. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

For Nantes, Willem Geubbels, came on for Moses Simon. Marseille brought on Arkadiusz Milik, Pape Alassane Gueye and Pol Lirola, to replace Konrad De La Fuente, Gerson and Amine Harit.

The referee booked Nicolas Pallois and Alban Lafont from Nantes and Nicolas Pallois (2 yellow cards) went off with a red card, while Marseille’s Gerson and Alvaro Gonzalez also received a yellow.

Nantes will next travel to FC Lorient, while Marseille will face Brest at home.

Technical card:
Nantes: Alban Lafont, Dennis Appiah, Nicolas Pallois, Andrei, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Wylan Cyprien, Samuel Moutoussamy, Quentin Merlin, Randal Kolo Muani, Moses Simon (Willem Geubbels, min.77) and Ludovic Blas
Olympique de Marseille: Pau Lopez, Alvaro Gonzalez, Luan Peres, William Saliba, Amine Harit (Pol Lirola, min.82), Gerson (Pape Alassane Gueye, min.82), Matteo Guendouzi, Dimitri Payet, Boubacar Kamara, Valentin Rongier and Konrad De La Fuente (Arkadiusz Milik, min.66)
Stadium: the Stade de la Beaujoire
Goals: Gerson (0-1, min. 30)

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