November 10, 2019, 4: 4Paris, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Nantes today receives Saint-Etienne with a three-point view that takes him to second place in French football, on a Sunday day that includes the derby between the Olympics of Lyon and Marseille.
Because of its importance in the table, the game in the western city of the Loire region excels on the Sunday, but without doubt the highlight of the closing of the thirteenth date is the Olympic derby at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille.
Such is the rivalry between Marseille and Lyon, the two largest cities in France in population after Paris, that yesterday the Interior Ministry banned the Lycian followers from entering the port city, in order to avoid clashes between fans and acts of violence in the streets.
The locals march seventh in the classification of League 1 with 19 points, and could rise to second place if they beat Les Gones and Nantes fails to smile at Saint-Etienne.
For its part, Olympique de Lyon has improved in its game since a month ago he stopped the Brazilian coach Sylvinho and appointed Rudi Garcia instead, to the point of climbing to 12th place with 16 units, and a win would place him better.
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