Sep 16, 2012 at 8pm UK at ​Stade Marcel Picot
Nancy
0-1
Marseille

Sane (43'), Louis (88')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Ayew (53')

Result: Nancy 0-1 Marseille

Elie Baup
© PA Photos
Marseille are top of Ligue 1 as Jordan Ayew's goal earns a narrow 1-0 victory at Nancy.

Marseille have gone to the top of the Ligue 1 table after they earned a narrow 1-0 win at Nancy on Sunday night.

The visitors controlled much of the first half but were unable to open the scoring as Andre Pierre Gignac was wayward with two opportunities.

The only goal of the game came on 53 minutes when Jordan Ayew got on the end of brother Andre's cross to head in.

Elie Baup's side are now one point ahead of second-placed Lyon, while Nancy stay one point above the relegation zone in 17th.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lyon22005056
2Paris Saint-GermainPSG22004046
3Nice22002026
4Toulouse21104134
5GuingampGuingamp21104314
6AS MonacoMonaco21103214
7Marseille31113214
8Bastia21013123
9Saint-EtienneSt Etienne21015413
10Rennes21012113
11Lille21013303
12NantesNantes21011103
13Caen210134-13
14Montpellier HSCMontpellier210123-13
15Bordeaux210146-23
16Metz210135-23
17Angers200202-20
18Dijon200202-20
19Nancy200205-50
20Lorient300328-60