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Nimes won Marsella 2-1 during the duel held this Saturday in the Orange Velodrome. Marsella Olympic came with the intention of increasing his score after drawing 0-0 in the last match held against Dijon FCO. On the visitors’ side, Nimes Olympics they were defeated 1-0 in the last game they played against Lille OSC and accumulated three consecutive defeats in the competition. With this good result, the Nimeño set is eighteenth, while Marsella he is sixth at the end of the game.

During the first half neither team managed to score, so the players left the field with the same initial 0-0.

The second part of the confrontation began in a favorable way for the Nimeño team, who took the opportunity to open the scoring with a goal of Niclas Eliasson in minute 55. After this, a new occasion allowed to increase the score of the visiting team in minute 58 through another goal from Niclas Eliasson, thus achieving a double. However, the Marseille team reduced distances thanks to a goal from Darío Benedetto shortly before the end, specifically in 85, thus ending the match with a final result of 2-1.

In the changes chapter, Marsella of Andre Villas-Boas relieved Pope Alassane Gueye, Michael Cuisance, Nemanja Radonjic, Valere Germain and Saifeddine Khaoui by Boubacar Kamara, Morgan Sanson, Dimitri Payet, Florian Thauvin and Hiroki Sakai, while the technician Nimes, Jerome Arpinon, ordered the entry of Yassine Benrahou and Karim Aribi to supply Niclas Eliasson and Moussa Kone.

The referee showed four yellow cards, two of them to Marsella (Valentin Rongier and Duje Caleta-Car) and two to Nimes (Andres Cubas and Anthony Briancon).

With this victory away, the team of Jerome Arpinon occupied the eighteenth place with 15 points, instead of playoff permanence, while the team led by Andre Villas-Boas He was sixth with 32 points at the end of the game.

The next Ligue 1 engagement for Marsella Olympic is against AS Monaco, while Nimes Olympics will face Lorient.

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