Stade Velodrome

Next Game

Marseille v Evian

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 15:30

French Ligue 1

Last Game

Nice 2 - 1 Marseille

Friday, 23 January 2015, 19:30

French Ligue 1

PSG and Marseille claim wins

Marquinhos scored his first Ligue 1 goal of the season as Paris Saint-Germain beat Toulouse 2-0 at the Parc des Princes for only their second home win of the campaign.

Last Updated: 28/09/13 at 22:39 Post Comment

Marquinhos: Celebrates goal in PSG's win over Toulouse

Marquinhos: Celebrates goal in PSG's win over Toulouse

Edinson Cavani came off the bench to add a second from the penalty spot with little over 10 minutes remaining, his third league goal of the season, as PSG reclaimed top spot until Sunday evening at least.

Defeat for Toulouse leaves them languishing in mid-table as Alain Casanova's men failed to make it three league wins on the bounce following victories over Lorient and St Etienne.

PSG top the table by one point from Monaco - who travel to Reims on Sunday - and Marseille, who were 2-0 winners away to Lorient.

Mathieu Valbuena celebrated his 28th birthday with a superb second-half free-kick to fire his team ahead before Andre Ayew struck in stoppage time to wrap up all three points.

Lorient have managed only two wins over Marseille in Brittany in 11 attempts and defeat for Christian Gourcuff's men on Saturday means their early-season unbeaten home record is now at an end.

Lille are hanging on to fourth place after a goalless draw away to Lyon, but Nice have moved level on points with a 1-0 win over Guingamp, Dario Cvitanich heading in unmarked from a free-kick in the 48th minute.

That moved them above St Etienne, who conceded two late goals to draw 2-2 at home to Bastia - the controversial equaliser arriving four minutes into time added on.

The hosts took the lead through Franck Tabanou's volley in the 27th minute and were cruising when Ismael Diomande fired in a powerful effort just before the hour mark.

But with time counting down, Gianni Bruno scored an 85th-minute goal for the visitors and Francois Modesto claimed a late, late equaliser - with strong suspicions of offside - in almost the last action of the match.

Check Diabate's second-half equaliser denied Evian a first-ever victory over Bordeaux in Ligue 1 in a 1-1 draw that kept both clubs looking over their shoulders in the lower reaches of the table.

Kevin Berigaud scored in the 26th minute to give Evian hope of ending their hoodoo, but Diabate's goal 20 minutes from time ensured the spoils were shared.

There was further drama with the dismissal of Maxime Poundje 10 minutes from time but Evian could not take advantage.

Quickfire early goals gave Sochaux a 2-0 win over Valenciennes.

Cedric Bakambu fired in the first in the 12th minute and Carlao doubled the lead six minutes later from a corner.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

he thing is, footballers are role models, and children are influenced by them. I watched the Chelsea game with my 6 year old, and at school the next day she stamped on Emre Can.

megabrow (cufc)
Diego Costa: The Patron Saint Of S**thousery

Y

et again Barcelona try to convince the world that they only play the most virtuous of football. I've never seen a team so willing and able to dish out lumps but feel so self-righteous that no opposition player should ever have the audacity to tackle them.

charsmatcengma
Enrique hauls Neymar to safety

I

d love to see a United v Liverpool FA cup final. It would certainly fit the narrative. Obv I'd want the ending to be one of an O.G. and tears as he collects his runner-up medal.

GVMUFC
Gerrard Constantly Searching For That Final Hurrah

Footer 365

Premier League: Nigel Pearson insists his players must forget about their win against Manchester United

Nigel Pearson has been trying to make Leicester forget about their Manchester United win ever since they beat them 5-3.

Transfer news: Andre Schurrle nears Chelsea exit after agreeing personal terms with Wolfsburg

Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is closing on a move back to Germany after agreeing to personal terms with Wolfsburg.

Premier League: Roberto Mancini could make a return to English football

Roberto Mancini has not ruled out a return to Manchester City in the future.

Mail Box

It's A Massive, Big, Brilliant Mailbox

And we left lots of Suarez/Costa mails unopened. What we do have is a video of some rotten Suarez tackles and views on the future of football, Spurs, Liverpool and...

But Biting Doesn't Hurt Like Stamping...

There are Liverpool fans arguing that Luis Suarez is nowhere near Diego Costa's sh*t-house league but we have plenty of love for the agitator too. Oh and Spurs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company