Ligue 1 roundup

Marseille humbled as Barton sees red

February 3, 2013
By Press Association
Marseille was left counting the cost of Joey Barton's second-half dismissal as it slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat at home to lowly Nancy in Ligue 1 on Sunday night.

The on-loan QPR midfielder 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 St. Germain.

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