Marseille wins Lyon derby and is second in France football


November 10, 2019, 17: 8Paris, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The Marseille club conquered France's Olympic football derby today by defeating Lyon 2-1, a triumph with which it rose to second place in League 1 at the end of the thirteenth day.

In the Velodrome stadium, which had a record entry of 65,336 people, the locals had the prominence of the ex-international Gallic Dimitri Payet, who scored twice, in the 18th minute of the penalty and in the 39, while the visit discounted in 59 Moussa Dembele, his ninth goal of the tournament, co-leader with Wissam Ben Yedder. From the 64th minute Olympique de Marseille played with one less man, for the expulsion of the Spanish defender Alvaro Gonzalez.

With their victory, the winners reached 22 points, only surpassed by the super favorite and defending champion, Paris Saint-Germain (30).

For its part, Olympique de Lyon remained in 16 units and descended to 14th place, after a game surrounded by controversy, by the decision of the authorities to prohibit the Lycian fans from accessing Marseille, with the argument of avoiding violent incidents .

The Sunday day also included the triumph of Saint-Etienne 3-2 over Nantes, to reach 21 points and place fourth in the table, and Montpellier 3-0 against Tolouse to climb to the sixth with 19.

The other clash of the date left the victory of Rennes 3-1 at home against Amiens.

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