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Ligue 1: Alexis Sanchez makes debut for Marseille in a 1-1 draw at Brest

Alexis Sanchez made his French league debut for Marseille however the veteran ahead was unable to make a decisive impression in a 1-1 draw at Brest on Sunday.

Sanchez joined from Inter Milan and got here on initially of the second half. The previous Barcelona, Arsenal and Manchester United participant was quickly concerned in attacking strikes.

However the 33-year-old Chile worldwide’s enthusiasm received the higher of him when he tracked again eagerly solely to offer away a nook with an over-hit again go.

Left wing again Nuno Tavares made it two targets in as many video games since becoming a member of from Premier League membership Arsenal when he put the guests forward within the thirty eighth minute, volleying house from proper wing again Jonathan Clauss’ pinpoint cross.

Brest hit again on the hour when Pierre Lees-Melou unleashed an outstanding half-volley from 20 meters into the suitable nook following a nook.

Marseille is in second place on aim distinction from 4 different groups and two factors behind chief Paris Saint-Germain.

Marseille’s new coach Igor Tudor once more left playmaker Dimitri Payet on the bench, regardless that he was amongst Marseille’s greatest gamers final season.

Payet got here on for the final 20 minutes and mixed effectively with Sanchez.

Within the day’s different major sport, Good drew 1-1 at house with Strasbourg.

Premier League veteran Kasper Schmeichel began in aim for Good after his transfer from Leicester following 11 years with the membership, whereas former Arsenal and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey was on Good’s bench regardless of scoring within the opening spherical.

Striker Andy Delort put Good forward from the penalty spot within the thirty fifth after ahead Amine Gouiri was fouled, however veteran striker Kevin Gameiro equalized for Strasbourg within the 56th.

Strasbourg substitute Ludovic Ajorque, who desires to depart for a much bigger membership, missed an opportunity to win the sport when he shot over the crossbar throughout damage time.


Serbian striker Komnen Andric scored twice in Clermont’s 4-2 win at Reims, whereas British ahead Rhys Healey was among the many scorers as promoted Toulouse gained 3-0 at Troyes.

Angers got here from 2-0 down inside 10 minutes to safe a 2-2 draw at promoted Auxerre, the French league champion in 1996.

Corsican staff Ajaccio held northern membership Lens to a 0-0 draw, with the groups about 1,050 kilometers (650 miles) aside on the map.


Lorient’s house sport with Lyon, set for Sunday lunchtime, was postponed after the league determined the sector was not protected to play on — following a heatwave and a latest Celtic pageant held contained in the Stade du Moustoir.

However Lorient’s president Loic Fery posted a message to his membership’s followers on Twitter, during which he mentioned Lorient was able to play and blamed Lyon for pressuring the league into taking the choice.

“Under pressure from Lyon, which threatened the LFP (League) with damages in case of injury, the (league’s) commission unfortunately decided to postpone the game,” Fery wrote. “We’re sorry and disappointed, because we thought it was possible to play on Sunday without putting the players’ health at risk.”

PSG tops the league after routing Montpellier 5-2 on Saturday for a second win.



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