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    Marseille

    2

    Evian Thonon

    0

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    Bastia

    2

    Valenciennes

    0

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    Nice

    2

    Rennes

    1

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    St Etienne

    1

    Guingamp

    0

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    Reims

    2

    Lille

    1

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    Toulouse

    1

    Bordeaux

    1

FRENCH LIGUE 1

Stade Velodrome, France

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Marseille

  • Andre-Pierre Gignac 16'
  • Dimitri Payet 67'

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Winger Dimitri Payet admits the pressure is off him heading into Marseille's Ligue 1 clash with Evian after he made a slice of club history by scoring twice on his debut last weekend.

Payet, a summer signing from Lille, became only the fifth player to score a brace on his debut as Marseille beat Guingamp 3-1, a feat most recently achieved by Laurent Blanc and Jean-Pierre Papin.

``I couldn't have dreamed of anything better,'' said the French international.

``These two goals have taken quite a lot of pressure off me. When you arrive at a new club as an attacking player you want to get off the mark as quickly as possible, whether it's scoring your first goal or delivering your first assist.

``I've now got that out of the way.''

Marseille will not include former Evian player Saber Khalifa but with Payet and Andre-Pierre Gignac already in the goals, the visitors expect a tough afternoon at the Velodrome.

Evian drew their opening Ligue 1 game against Sochaux and Cedric Mongongu said: ``We could have done better with the goal we conceded.

``Now we play Marseille who are a top team. They'll be fighting for the title come the end of the season. We'll be going there to try to get a point at least.

``OM have a lot going forward with Payet, Gignac, Mathieu Valbuena and the Ayew brothers. We'll need to be solid defensively and take the chances we get.''

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