Marseille’s grip on second spot in danger after St Etienne draw
Olympique de Marseille may lose their maintain on second place in Ligue 1 after being held to a 2-2 draw at St Etienne on Friday. The guests appeared set to seize all three factors after Florian Thauvin and Morgan Sanson gave them the sting on the break regardless of Kevin Monnet-Paquet’s equaliser. But mid-table St Etienne’s Slovenia striker Robert Beric levelled once more for 2-2 15 minutes from time.
Marseille have 52 factors from 25 video games, 10 factors behind chief Paris St Germain who’ve a recreation in hand. Third-placed Monaco are two factors behind OM and will leapfrog them with a win at Angers on Saturday. Thauvin volleyed dwelling after 4 minutes because the guests bought off to a flying begin at Geoffroy Guichard.
But St Etienne levelled 5 minutes later when Monnet-Paquet beat goalkeeper Steve Mandanda from shut vary. OM, nevertheless, had been in entrance once more in the 20th minute, Sanson latching onto a cross from Hikori Sakai. St Etienne stayed centered although and had been rewarded in the 75th when Beric chested dwelling from Jonathan Bamba’s cross.