Ligue 1 review

Barton off as Marseille are beaten

February 3, 2013
Marseille paid the price for the second-half dismissal of Joey Barton as they slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat at home to lowly Nancy.

Barton was shown two yellow cards in the space of five minutes to leave OM facing an uphill struggle at the Stade Velodrome. And an own goal from Andre Ayew capped off a miserable evening for the title hopefuls, who remain six points behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

It marked only the third win of the season for Nancy, lifting them off ...

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