RCSA 0 – Marseille 2: The Phocaeans travel to the Stade de La Meinau and seal win

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Olympique de Marseille defeat RC Strasburg 2-0 on Sunday at the Stade de La Meinau. RCSA were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two games against Nice away and Bordeaux at home, by 3-0 and 5-2 respectively. Marseille lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Brest. As the table looks today, RCSA are in 7th place, with 26 points from 18 matches, while Marseille sit in 2nd, with 32 points from 18.

After a goalless first half, Marseille continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Bamba Dieng, 62 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Duje Caleta-Car, 82 minutes in to make it 2-0.

For RCSA, Kevin Gameiro, Dimitri Lienard and Moise Sahi Dion, came on for Ibrahima Sissoko, Anthony Caci and Lucas Perrin. Marseille replaced Matteo Guendouzi, Cengiz Under, Gerson and Leonardo Balerdi with Pol Lirola, Bamba Dieng, Luis Henrique and Valentin Rongier.

There were bookings for Ludovic Ajorque and Gerzino Nyamsi from RCSA. For Marseille, Matteo Guendouzi saw yellow.

RCSA will next travel to Clermont Foot, while Marseille will face Reims at home.

Technical card:
RC Strasburg: Matz Sels, Frederic Guilbert, Lucas Perrin (Moise Sahi Dion, min.79), Alexander Djiku, Gerzino Nyamsi, Anthony Caci (Dimitri Lienard, min.79), Adrien Thomasson, Jeanricner Bellegarde, Ibrahima Sissoko (Kevin Gameiro, min.72), Ludovic Ajorque and Habib Diallo
Olympique de Marseille: Pau Lopez, Pol Lirola (Matteo Guendouzi, min.65), William Saliba, Duje Caleta-Car, Luan Peres, Valentin Rongier (Leonardo Balerdi, min.86), Dimitri Payet, Pape Alassane Gueye, Boubacar Kamara, Luis Henrique (Gerson, min.80) and Bamba Dieng (Cengiz Under, min.65)
Stadium: the Stade de La Meinau
Goals: Bamba Dieng (0-1, min. 62) and Duje Caleta-Car (0-2, min. 82)

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