ligue 1 title race

Marseille take their turn at the top

April 15, 2009
After 16-years without a trophy, Olympique de Marseille stand on the verge of ending their barren run in spectacular fashion - by breaking Olympique Lyonnais' seven-year stranglehold on the Ligue 1 title.

As Claude Puel's inconsistent Lyon were held to a 2-2 draw at home by mid-table AS Monaco at the weekend, Erik Gerets' OM stunned Grenoble 4-1 to leapfrog the league leaders and set up an exciting end to the season in France.

Only three points now separate second placed Lyon, ...

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