Stade Velodrome braced for classic

October 14, 2004
By Jean-Paul Couret
PARIS, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A packed Stade Velodrome under tight police control will hope to witness a classic match as Olympique Marseille host Saint Etienne on Sunday.

The most popular French teams will crown the Ligue 1 weekend that begins with champions Olympique Lyon visiting promoted Caen on Friday followed by leaders Lille hosting Bastia on Saturday.

St Etienne have won a record 10 French titles and six French Cups. They also reached the European Cup final in 1976, losing to ...

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