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Thauvin boosts Marseille as Lyon lose more ground

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin extended his brilliant run of goalscoring form to earn Marseille a 1-0 win over a resurgent Bordeaux on Sunday and reinforce their push for Champions League football next season.

Thauvin headed in a corner from Dimitri Payet on 35 minutes at the Velodrome to match last season’s career-best return of 15 league goals and keep Marseille within a point of Monaco in second.

Thauvin boosts Marseille as Lyon lose more ground

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin extended his brilliant run of goalscoring form to earn Marseille a 1-0 win over a resurgent Bordeaux on Sunday and reinforce their push for Champions League football next season.

Thauvin headed in a corner from Dimitri Payet on 35 minutes at the Velodrome to match last season’s career-best return of 15 league goals and keep Marseille within a point of Monaco in second.

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

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Marseille (AFP) – Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday’s French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.

The global streaming service giant reportedly stumped up between 20,000 and 30,000 euros ($25,000-$37,000) to cover the costs while seeking to promote the second season of its “Marseille” television series.

Blazing Marseille attack draws attention from Paris stars

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille open the Ligue 1 weekend by taking one of the hottest attacks in Europe to the fortress of one of their ancient rivals, Saint-Etienne.

Marseille’s motto is “Straight to goal” and they are living up to it in 2018 with 27 goals scored in all competitions since the start of the year as they have risen to second in the table.

Blazing Marseille attack draws attention from Paris stars

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille open the Ligue 1 weekend by taking one of the hottest attacks in Europe to the fortress of one of their ancient rivals, Saint-Etienne.

Marseille’s motto is “Straight to goal” and they are living up to it in 2018 with 27 goals scored in all competitions since the start of the year as they have risen to second in the table.

Evra, kicked out of Marseille, joins West Ham on free transfer

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London (AFP) – West Ham signed former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra on a free transfer on Wednesday, with the Frenchman set to link up again with former boss David Moyes.

Evra has won multiple league titles and the Champions League in an illustrious career but his spell at Marseille ended abruptly in November after he launched a kung-fu kick at a supporter.

Evra, kicked out of Marseille, joins West Ham on free transfer

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London (AFP) – West Ham signed former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra on a free transfer on Wednesday, with the Frenchman set to link up again with former boss David Moyes.

Evra has won multiple league titles and the Champions League in an illustrious career but his spell at Marseille ended abruptly in November after he launched a kung-fu kick at a supporter.

Red-hot Marseille score nine in Cup thrashing

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Paris (AFP) – In-form Marseille crushed second-tier Bourg-en-Bresse with a 9-0 thumping to reach the French Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, with Kostas Mitroglou and Lucas Ocampos both scoring hat-tricks.

Rudi Garcia’s side, who are second in Ligue 1 after thrashing Metz 6-3 last week, romped into a 4-0 lead inside 20 minutes at the struggling Ligue 2 side and showed no mercy against hapless opponents.

Red-hot Marseille score nine in Cup thrashing

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Paris (AFP) – In-form Marseille crushed second-tier Bourg-en-Bresse with a 9-0 thumping to reach the French Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, with Kostas Mitroglou and Lucas Ocampos both scoring hat-tricks.

Rudi Garcia’s side, who are second in Ligue 1 after thrashing Metz 6-3 last week, romped into a 4-0 lead inside 20 minutes at the struggling Ligue 2 side and showed no mercy against hapless opponents.

Thauvin hat-trick leads Marseille six-goal romp

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Marseille (AFP) – Florian Thauvin took his season’s league goal tally to 13 with a hat-trick as Marseille enjoyed a 6-3 rout of rock-bottom Metz in French Ligue 1 on Friday.

The win moved Marseille into second place in the table, eight points behind bitter rivals Paris Saint-Germain who have a game in hand and face struggling Lille on Saturday.

Fabinho grabs Monaco point at Marseille, Bordeaux stun Lyon

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Paris (AFP) – Fabinho struck to secure French champions Monaco an entertaining 2-2 draw at southern rivals Marseille on Sunday, while Malcom was at the centre of a penalty controversy as Bordeaux stunned Lyon.

Both teams at the Stade Velodrome missed the chance to take second place from Lyon, with Paris Saint-Germain now 11 points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.

Fabinho grabs Monaco point at Marseille, Bordeaux stun Lyon

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Paris (AFP) – Fabinho struck to secure French champions Monaco an entertaining 2-2 draw at southern rivals Marseille on Sunday, while Malcom was at the centre of a penalty controversy as Bordeaux stunned Lyon.

Both teams at the Stade Velodrome missed the chance to take second place from Lyon, with Paris Saint-Germain now 11 points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.

Germain strikes as Marseille edge out fourth-tier Epinal

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Paris (AFP) – Valere Germain came off the bench to score as Marseille claimed a 2-0 win at fourth-tier outfit Epinal on Tuesday to reach the French Cup last 16.

Epinal, who pulled off a famous shock victory over Lyon in the 2013 French Cup, frustrated Marseille for long periods on a tricky pitch but were undone by Germain’s 73rd-minute strike and Morgan Sanson’s late second.

Germain strikes as Marseille edge out fourth-tier Epinal

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Paris (AFP) – Valere Germain came off the bench to score as Marseille claimed a 2-0 win at fourth-tier outfit Epinal on Tuesday to reach the French Cup last 16.

Epinal, who pulled off a famous shock victory over Lyon in the 2013 French Cup, frustrated Marseille for long periods on a tricky pitch but were undone by Germain’s 73rd-minute strike and Morgan Sanson’s late second.

Payet, Thauvin send Marseille up to second

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Paris (AFP) – Dimitri Payet and Florian Thauvin netted second-half goals as Marseille defeated Caen 2-0 on Friday to climb above Lyon and into second place in France’s Ligue 1.

Former West Ham winger Payet broke the deadlock on 55 minutes from the penalty spot after Bouna Sarr was brought down in the area by Vincent Bessat.

Monaco frustrated as Marseille sink Rennes

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Paris (AFP) – Monaco stuttered to a 0-0 draw in the absence of Radamel Falcao at Montpellier on Saturday, while Marseille cruised to a victory over Rennes that kept them firmly in the Champions League race.

Colombian striker Falcao was again ruled out by a muscle injury that sidelined him for cup wins over Yzeure and Nice, and Monaco couldn’t break down the league’s meanest defence without their top scorer.

Monaco frustrated as Marseille sink Rennes

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Paris (AFP) – Monaco stuttered to a 0-0 draw in the absence of Radamel Falcao at Montpellier on Saturday, while Marseille cruised to a victory over Rennes that kept them firmly in the Champions League race.

Colombian striker Falcao was again ruled out by a muscle injury that sidelined him for cup wins over Yzeure and Nice, and Monaco couldn’t break down the league’s meanest defence without their top scorer.

Thauvin on target as Marseille sink Rennes

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin scored his team-leading ninth goal of the season but also missed a penalty as Marseille cruised to a 3-0 victory at Rennes on Saturday that kept them firmly in the Champions League race.

The former Newcastle winger saw a first-half spot-kick saved by Rennes goalkeeper Tomas Koubek but redeemed himself by setting up Valere Germain for the opening goal on 35 minutes.

Thauvin on target as Marseille sink Rennes

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin scored his team-leading ninth goal of the season but also missed a penalty as Marseille cruised to a 3-0 victory at Rennes on Saturday that kept them firmly in the Champions League race.

The former Newcastle winger saw a first-half spot-kick saved by Rennes goalkeeper Tomas Koubek but redeemed himself by setting up Valere Germain for the opening goal on 35 minutes.

Mandanda blunder helps Lyon beat Marseille

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Paris (AFP) – A howler from goalkeeper Steve Mandanda helped Lyon beat Marseille 2-0 on Sunday and move clear of their opponents in third place in Ligue 1.

Visiting keeper Mandanda gifted Nabil Fekir an early opener, before Mariano Diaz headed in the second shortly after half-time.

Mandanda blunder helps Lyon beat Marseille

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Paris (AFP) – A howler from goalkeeper Steve Mandanda helped Lyon beat Marseille 2-0 on Sunday and move clear of their opponents in third place in Ligue 1.

Visiting keeper Mandanda gifted Nabil Fekir an early opener, before Mariano Diaz headed in the second shortly after half-time.

Lyon go second as Marseille wobble

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Paris (AFP) – Lyon moved second in Ligue 1 as Marseille failed to take advantage of Paris Saint-Germain’s slip at Strasbourg after stumbling to a 1-1 draw at Montpellier on Sunday.

Rudi Garcia’s Marseille were fortunate to escape Montpellier with a point as Florian Thauvin’s disputed penalty negated Giovanni Sio’s opener for the home side at the Stade de la Mosson.

Marseille take second, Lyon beaten by Lille

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin starred as Marseille moved second in Ligue 1 after cruising to a 3-0 victory at lowly Metz on Wednesday, while Lyon lost to managerless Lille and Monaco were beaten at Nantes.

Rudi Garcia’s Marseille are now unbeaten in 10 league games and seven points adrift of rivals and league leaders Paris Saint-Germain, who host Troyes later on Wednesday.

Marseille take second, Lyon beaten by Lille

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin starred as Marseille moved second in Ligue 1 after cruising to a 3-0 victory at lowly Metz on Wednesday, while Lyon lost to managerless Lille and Monaco were beaten at Nantes.

Rudi Garcia’s Marseille are now unbeaten in 10 league games and seven points adrift of rivals and league leaders Paris Saint-Germain, who host Troyes later on Wednesday.

Last-gasp Marseille snatch draw at Bordeaux

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Paris (AFP) – Midfielder Morgan Sanson grabbed Marseille a 1-1 draw at Bordeaux with the last kick of the game on Sunday, while Lyon were held by Montpellier in the absence of the suspended Nabil Fekir.

Nicolas de Preville put Bordeaux ahead in only the third minute with an excellent individual goal, but after a largely lifeless display, Marseille snatched a point at the death through Sanson’s low finish.

Last-gasp Marseille snatch draw at Bordeaux

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Paris (AFP) – Midfielder Morgan Sanson grabbed Marseille a 1-1 draw at Bordeaux with the last kick of the game on Sunday, while Lyon were held by Montpellier in the absence of the suspended Nabil Fekir.

Nicolas de Preville put Bordeaux ahead in only the third minute with an excellent individual goal, but after a largely lifeless display, Marseille snatched a point at the death through Sanson’s low finish.

Garcia hopes Evra’s career won’t end with kick

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille coach Rudi Garcia said on Friday that he hopes Patrice Evra will not finish his “fantastic career” on “this note”, referring to the left-back’s attack on a fan.

Evra is without a club after kicking a supporter in the head before Marseille’s Europa League game with Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal on November 2.

Garcia hopes Evra’s career won’t end with kick

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille coach Rudi Garcia said on Friday that he hopes Patrice Evra will not finish his “fantastic career” on “this note”, referring to the left-back’s attack on a fan.

Evra is without a club after kicking a supporter in the head before Marseille’s Europa League game with Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal on November 2.

Ousted Evra backed by Mandanda

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Paris (AFP) – After being hit with a season-long ban and losing his job at Marseille for a karate kick on a supporter, Patrice Evra was backed by former team-mate Steve Mandanda on Sunday.

“He’s a really good guy,” the Marseille goalkeeper said of the 36-year-old Evra, who parted ways with the club after being banned from European football until June 30, 2018.

Ousted Evra backed by Mandanda

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Paris (AFP) – After being hit with a season-long ban and losing his job at Marseille for a karate kick on a supporter, Patrice Evra was backed by former team-mate Steve Mandanda on Sunday.

“He’s a really good guy,” the Marseille goalkeeper said of the 36-year-old Evra, who parted ways with the club after being banned from European football until June 30, 2018.

‘Karate kick’ Evra leaves Marseille, banned until June 30

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Marseille (AFP) – Patrice Evra parted ways with Marseille on Friday after his infamous karate kick on one of his own fans, just moments after being banned from European tournaments until June 30, 2018.

Marseille said they and the 36-year-old defender had both agreed the former Manchester United and French international would leave by “mutual consent”.

Evra thanks ‘real fans’ after karate kick attack

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Paris (AFP) – Patrice Evra praised the support he has received from “real Marseille” fans on Sunday, just three days after launching a karate kick at one of his team’s own supporters ahead of a Europa League match.

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault which occurred in the pre-match warm-up before Thursday’s game against Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal.

Marseille hit five, Balotelli sent off in Nice win

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Paris (AFP) – Marseille fans made their feelings clear to Patrice Evra as the Mediterranean side put their European troubles behind them by romping to a 5-0 win over Caen in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Evra, 36, was not involved in the game at the Velodrome having been suspended by his club for aiming a karate kick at the head of one of his team’s own supporters prior to Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Vitoria Guimaraes.

Marseille hit five, Balotelli sent off in Nice win

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Paris (AFP) – Marseille fans made their feelings clear to Patrice Evra as the Mediterranean side put their European troubles behind them by romping to a 5-0 win over Caen in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Evra, 36, was not involved in the game at the Velodrome having been suspended by his club for aiming a karate kick at the head of one of his team’s own supporters prior to Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Vitoria Guimaraes.

Football: Karate kick Evra suspended by Marseille, charged by UEFA

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Marseille (AFP) – Patrice Evra was handed an initial one-match ban by UEFA and suspended by his club Marseille on Friday after the veteran defender aimed a karate kick at the head of one of his team’s own supporters.

The former Manchester United star was red-carded for the assault during the pre-match warm-up at Thursday’s Europa League clash at Guimaraes in Portugal.

Marseille’s Evra charged by UEFA for kicking fan

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille’s Patrice Evra was handed an initial one-match ban by UEFA Friday prior to a disciplinary hearing following his sending-off for launching a karate-style kick at a fan’s head before a Europa League match against Vitoria Guimaraes.

Marseille announced they had opened an inquiry after the 36-year-old full-back was handed a red-card on Thursday following the heated altercation with a group of the French club’s fans on the touchline before kick-off in Portugal.

Arsenal through, Everton out, Evra in karate kick red card

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Paris (AFP) – Arsenal reached the Europa League last 32 Thursday as Everton crashed out and Patrice Evra was red-carded for a karate kick at one of his own Marseille fans - before the match had even started.

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal fought out a drab 0-0 draw with Red Star Belgrade at the Emirates but the point was enough to make sure of qualifying for the knockout round with two games to spare in Group H.

Ligue 1

Ligue 1: French Special Forces Parachute Match Ball Into Stadium Ahead Of Marseille-Monaco Match (Photos & Video)

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The French special forces put on un petit show ahead of Marseille's big game against Monaco on Sunday night.

In what amounted to a significant waste of time and resources, the 13th Parachute Dragons Regiment of theArmée de Terre scrambled a helicopter to fly the match-ball in from a nearby base before parachuting it down onto the pitch before kick-off.

Ligue 1: Dimitri Payet Quite Literally Leaves Strasbourg ‘Keeper Nursing Sprained Ankles After Felling Him With Audacious Body Swerve (Video)

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It took two late goals, but Marseille eventually cantered to a 2-0 win over Strasbourg on Tuesday evening thanks to goals from two ex-Premier League players.

Former Tottenham urchin Clinton N'Jie made the breakthrough in the 79th minute before Dimitri Payet put the game to bed with an audacious goal just a few minutes from time.

‘We Have Informed Him Of His Layoff’ – Marseille Terminate Patrice Evra’s Contract For Kicking Out At Fan Before Europa League Tie

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Marseille have terminated Patrice Evra's contract with immediate effect after the veteran left-back clashed with fans before Thursday night's Europa League game against Vitoria Guimaeres.

After being taunted from the terraces during the warm-up, Evra eventually confronted the fan and aimed a kick at his head, promptly becoming the first player in Europa League history to be sent-off before the start of a game.