Marseille registers fourth successive Ligue 1 win

Updated: Jan 20, 2018, 15:31 IST | IANS

French football club Marseille regained the second position on the Ligue 1 table after getting past Caen 2-0, to record their fourth straight league win

Olympique de Marseille's French forward Bouna Sarr (L) vies for the ball with Caen's French forward Sylvio Ronny Rodelin (R) during the French L1 football match between Caen (SMC) and Marseille (OM) on January 19, 2018, at the Michel d'Ornano stadium in Caen, northwestern France. Pic/AFP
Olympique de Marseille's French forward Bouna Sarr (L) vies for the ball with Caen's French forward Sylvio Ronny Rodelin (R) during the French L1 football match between Caen (SMC) and Marseille (OM) on January 19, 2018, at the Michel d'Ornano stadium in Caen, northwestern France. Pic/AFP 

French football club Marseille regained the second position on the Ligue 1 table after getting past Caen 2-0, to record their fourth straight league win. Marseille winger Dimitri Payet broke the deadlock in the 55th minute with a spot kick, followed by Florian Thauvin's brilliant strike on 74 minutes, his 10th goal of the campaign, reports Xinhua news agency.

Marseille provisionally moved past Lyon, who will host leaders Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday, to sit second, nine points adrift of PSG. Defending champions Monaco will face bottom sides Metz at home on Sunday.

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