Marseille produced a Jekyll and Hyde performance to beat Rennes 2-1 on Sunday evening. OM were pretty much outplayed throughout most of the first half, but managed a freak equaliser right on the stroke of the interval. Previously, they had fallen behind to an early Doumbia goal. After the break though, Didier Deschamps’ men proved themselves and were much better than their opponents, eventually sealing success thanks to a Cheyrou strike. Continue reading
29/01/12 – Inside OM – What’s Going On Down There? – News Update
African Cup of Nations
It has been well publicised just how much Ligue 1 has been effected by the departure of players for the African Cup of Nations tournament and Marseille are no exception with no fewer than 4 regular starters leaving the south coast to head across the Mediterranean to Equitorial Guinea and Gabon. Here is how our African contingent have been fairing after 2 group games.