Nov 29, 2013 at 7.30pm UK at ​Stade Velodrome
Marseille
2-0
MontpellierMontpellier HSC
Thauvin (36'), Khelifa (90')
Cheyrou (73'), Alaixys Romao (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Marseille see off Montpellier HSC

Marseille beat Montpellier HSC 2-0 in their Ligue 1 meeting at the Stade Velodrome.

Marseille have defeated Montpellier HSC 2-0 in their Ligue 1 meeting at the Stade Velodrome this evening.

Florian Thauvin had an early chance to give the home side the lead, but Geoffrey Jourdren did well to save his close-range effort.

Marseille's French midfielder Florian Thauvin celebrates with teammates after scoring on November 29, 2013© Getty Images

In the 36th minute, Thauvin put Marseille ahead, when he capitalised on a mistake by Daniel Congre to slot home from inside the box.

The hosts continued to dominate the game and in the second half Andre-Pierre Gignac forced Jourdren into a save from his long-range strike.

Substitute Saber Khalifa sealed the win for Marseille in the last minute of stoppage time, when he placed a low effort into the bottom corner from the edge of the box.

Montpellier's French defender Benjamin Stambouli celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during a French L1 football match against Valenciennes on November 9, 2013
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