Marseille hoping to overhaul Lyon for first win

August 12, 2005
By Julien Pretot
PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Olympique Marseille will be desperate to get their season off the ground after a poor start when they host Olympique Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Marseille, with two defeats so far, face a tough task against the champions who have six points out of six, helped by two goals from in-form Norway striker John Carew.

Coach Jean Fernandez said the club, who won the last of their eight French championships in 1992, did not expect to wrest the title away from ...

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