Worn by a glittering Dimitri Payet, OM dominated OL for Rudi Garcia's return on Sunday night in an incandescent Velodrome (2-1). Marseille finally beats a rival for the Champions League and asserts itself as the dolphin of PSG after 13 days of Ligue 1.
After the words, the acts. The presence of Rudi Garcia on the visitors' bench, Sunday evening at the Velodrome, was the event of a Marseille-Lyon shock that does not usually miss a spice. Dimitri Payet did not hesitate to attack his former coach on Friday in front of the press. A muscular output of the French international followed by a capital performance on the ground to give the victory to OM (2-1).
A Payet finally at its best, at the right time, against the rival Lyons that Marseille had not beaten at home since 2014 in the league. The number 10 Phocean able to turn a penalty after six minutes of waiting for a hand of Thiago Mendes (1-0, 18th). On the second goal, the OM leader is recovering and finishing a cross shot (2-0, 39th). But it is well all the eleven Olympian who moved the OL of Garcia, deprived of his star Memphis Depay.
At least during a half-time, intense, because the Gones returned in the match thanks to their center-forward. Moussa Dembele took advantage of an error by Alvaro Gonzalez to revive the part of the head (59th). The striker Lyon then caused the expulsion of the central defender (64th), clenching supporters Phoenicians unleashed for the 120 years of the club. Andre Villas-Boas did not hesitate to leave Dario Benedetto for the last half hour. A paying choice even if Martin Terrier had the ball equalizer (90th).
"We played with our heart, savored Payet at the microphone of Canal +. We had put in place a system and a game idea and we managed to make it happen. It's a match that makes us want to do well. The context and the fervor behind us, it gives wings. I worked a lot, I come back from a long suspension. The better I feel physically, the better I am in the field. " In the standings, OM jumped by taking second place alone. Above all, Marseille finally pockets a game that counts. Garcia can not say that …