Ligue 1: Marseille defeat Nantes, Monaco thump at Louis II

The Tudor boys unlocked themselves in the second half of the second half: Mbemba’s goal and Pallois’ own goal sanctioned the 2-1 final. The Monegasques fall: Lens wins 4-1

Smiles theOlympique Marseillewhich is carried at the head of the Ligue 1 thanks to the second victory in three days: Igor Tudor’s boys beat 2-1 the Nantes, who capitulates in the last twenty minutes of the game after a strenuous resistance. Pallois’s own goal was decisive. Surprise poker, however, for the Lens to Louis II: the Sang et Or overwhelm the Monk and lead the championship (waiting for PSG) with 7 points, in tandem with OM.

Olympique Marseille returns to success, after the external draw against Reims: the boys from Tudor defeat Nantes in the final game, albeit with some heartache. Good start for the OM, who fielded for the first time by Sanchez and Veretout as owners: the Chilean creates the first chance of the match, kicking slightly to the side, then inspires Guendouzi who is inaccurate. There are few emotions, in a race that lights up in the last half hour: Lafont saves on Luis Suarez (ex Granada), Pau Lopez is decisive on the conclusion of the yellow-green Simon. The challenge is released in the 70th minute, with Mbemba’s first goal in Ligue 1: the defender, former Porto, sends OM forward with a header from a set piece. Not even the time to cheer, which Nantes equalized: Gigot detained Mohamed and was sent off, causing a penalty that was transformed by Ludovic Blas. 1-1 at 78 ‘, but the guests hurt themselves in the final: Pallois, in an attempt to anticipate Suarez, mocked his goalkeeper. The OM therefore wins 2-1 and, waiting for PSG, flies to the top of Ligue 1 with 7 points: the Marseillais are paired with Lens.

After the elimination in the third qualifying round of the Champions League against PSV and the draw last Saturday against Rennes, Monaco suffer the most sensational of defeats at the Stade Louis II. In fact, Lens regulates the Monegasques with a final 4-1, the result of an all-out domination. Sang et Or in the lead after only seven minutes: Pereira da Costa makes a good percussion and crosses to the far post, Openda collects the ball and bags from a few steps. The reaction of the team led by Philippe Clement is expected, which does not arrive: Lens dominates and doubles in the 38th minute with Machado, with a cross shot that mocked Nübel. The double advantage provokes a reaction of pride from Monaco, dangerous only on a free kick: the 2-1 goal is born from a corner, scored in the 41st minute by Badiashile with a powerful header. It should be the goal of the turning point, but as soon as you return to the field, the flame of the hosts goes out: Embolo lands Sotoca and is a penalty, transformed to perfection by Seko Fofana in the 54th minute. The former Udinese, captain and author of a great match, confirms his growth with the Sang et Or shirt and sinks Monaco: goals and assists in the triumph of Lens, which takes the form of a poker in the final. Vanderson was sent off for a double yellow card in the 72nd minute and the numerical superiority paved the way for Lens to 4-1: Wesley Saïd signed him. Thus ends at Louis II: an unrecognizable Monaco is overwhelmed by the Sang et Or, in the umpteenth great performance of the Haise management.