Marseille 1 – Troyes 0- Points secure for The Phocaeans at the Orange Velodrome

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Troyes on away loss to Marseille at the Orange Velodrome on Sunday. Marseille were looking for a victory after a scoreless draw against FC Metz in their previous match. Troyes, on the other hand, were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Saint-Étienne. Following today’s result, Marseille and Troyes are 4th, (26 points) and 17th, (13 points), spots respectively, after 15 matches.

After an un-eventful first half, Marseille applied pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Pol Lirola giving The Phocaeans the lead, 74 minutes in so at full time it was 1-0 to Marseille.

For Marseille, Bamba Dieng, Gerson and Luis Henrique, came on for Konrad De La Fuente, Arkadiusz Milik and Pol Lirola. Troyes brought on Xavier Chavalerin, Tristan Dingome, Hyun-jun Suk, Renaud Ripart and Nassim Chadli for Romenique Kouame, Mama Balde, Yoann Touzghar, Adil Rami and Youssouf Kone.

There were bookings for Pape Alassane Gueye from Marseille, and Yoann Salmier, Florian Tardieu, Youssouf Kone and Gerson Rodrigues, for Troyes.

Marseille will play their next fixture away against Nantes, while Troyes will face FC Lorient at home.

Technical card:
Olympique de Marseille: Pau Lopez, William Saliba, Luan Peres, Alvaro Gonzalez, Valentin Rongier, Pape Alassane Gueye, Dimitri Payet, Pol Lirola (Luis Henrique, min.87), Matteo Guendouzi, Konrad De La Fuente (Bamba Dieng, min.69) and Arkadiusz Milik (Gerson, min.82)
Troyes: Gauthier Gallon, Giulian Biancone, Jimmy Giraudon, Adil Rami (Renaud Ripart, min.80), Yoann Salmier, Youssouf Kone (Nassim Chadli, min.87), Gerson Rodrigues, Florian Tardieu, Romenique Kouame (Xavier Chavalerin, min.75), Mama Balde (Tristan Dingome, min.75) and Yoann Touzghar (Hyun-jun Suk, min.76)
Stadium: the Orange Velodrome
Goals: Pol Lirola (1-0, min. 74)

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