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Weekend Review: 22/3/15

After a couple of unusually high scoring weekends, we got back to reality with a relatively low-scoring, but yet exciting, round of matches. The title race took on further twists and turns, while Monaco are creeping towards the champions league places after a run of impressive results. 1,014 more words

Lacazette toothless but Les Gones remain top of the pile

Bringing you more action from the title race that nobody wants to win.

Olympique de Marseille 0-0 Olympique Lyonnais

The Choc des Olympiques, Clash of the Olympics, is the Ligue 1 fixture that has produced the most goals, 89 in the 30 games played since 2000. 551 more words

Football

Do Marseille need to switch to sustainable energy?

Marseille have an idiosyncratic style of football reminiscent of Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle (“The Entertainers”). Their game-plan is simple. They attack at every possible opportunity, run around the pitch with as much energy as is humanly possible, press the opposition, score lots of goals, and then, when exhausted, collapse, stop defending and desperately hope that they’ve already scored enough goals to cling onto the win. 703 more words

There is a Legacy

Lush green turf sweeps majestically before him. It’s his domain even if there are others involved. It’s where he operates. He doesn’t rush, he strolls. The blue and the red providing his vivid colours. 860 more words

Opinion

Bielsa responde às críticas de Dória

O técnico argentino do Olympique de Marselha, Marcelo Bielsa, respondeu nesta quarta-feira às recentes críticas do zagueiro brasileiro Dória, emprestado na semana passada ao São Paulo e que alegou motivos extra-campo para seu fracasso no futebol francês. 249 more words

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Montpellier 2-1 Marseille: OM Match Ratings

Goals either side of half-time from Montpellier duo Kevin Berigaud and Paul Lasne were enough to dent yet another blow to Marseille’s title-charge. 21 year-old forward Billel Omrani pulled a goal back for the visitors with 23 minutes to go, however Marseille simply did not have enough in the tank to salvage an equaliser. 734 more words

France

Wally's Tour de France - Adding fuel to the fire: Marcelo Bielsa in Marseille's cauldron

Marseille has always been a fiery city. Whilst they are notoriously warm and ‘bons vivants’, people from the Mediterranean also tend to be hot-blooded. The proximity of Marseille to the Italian border has always made it a gateway for all sorts of illicit traffic, and its closeness to Corsica has also seen the notorious Corsican clans invest in the city. 1,849 more words

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