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  • French Ligue 1
  • 23 December 2012, 8:00pm
  • Stade Vélodrome
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MarseilleMarseillevSt EtienneSt Etienne
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  • André Ayew, 45+1
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Match ends, Marseille 1, St Etienne 0.

90+4 mins:Second Half ends, Marseille 1, St Etienne 0.

90+3 mins:Attempt blocked. André-Pierre Gignac (Marseille) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Joey Barton.

90+1 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Kurt Zouma tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

89 mins:Foul by Romain Hamouma (St Etienne).

89 mins:Jordan Ayew (Marseille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

88 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tries a through ball, but Kévin Mayi is caught offside.

87 mins:Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the right wing.

87 mins:Foul by Jérémy Morel (Marseille).

87 mins:Substitution, Marseille. Rafidine Abdullah replaces Morgan Amalfitano.

85 mins:Attempt saved. André Ayew (Marseille) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jordan Ayew.

83 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Lucas Mendes.

82 mins:Foul by Francois Clerc (St Etienne).

82 mins:André-Pierre Gignac (Marseille) wins a free kick on the left wing.

82 mins:Renaud Cohade (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

82 mins:Foul by Jordan Ayew (Marseille).

81 mins:Foul by Kévin Mayi (St Etienne).

81 mins:Steve Mandanda (Marseille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80 mins:Kurt Zouma (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80 mins:Foul by André-Pierre Gignac (Marseille).

79 mins:Francois Clerc (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the right wing.

79 mins:Foul by Joey Barton (Marseille).

77 mins:Substitution, St Etienne. Kévin Mayi replaces Max Gradel.

77 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Faouzi Ghoulam tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

76 mins:Max Gradel (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

76 mins:Foul by André Ayew (Marseille).

74 mins:Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the right wing.

74 mins:Foul by Jérémy Morel (Marseille).

74 mins:Attempt blocked. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (St Etienne) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Francois Clerc with a through ball.

73 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Kurt Zouma tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

70 mins:Offside, Marseille. Charles Kaboré tries a through ball, but André-Pierre Gignac is caught offside.

69 mins:Substitution, Marseille. André-Pierre Gignac replaces Mathieu Valbuena.

68 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Rod Fanni.

66 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Lucas Mendes.

63 mins:Substitution, St Etienne. Renaud Cohade replaces Jérémy Clément.

62 mins:Attempt missed. Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

62 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Lucas Mendes.

61 mins:Foul by Romain Hamouma (St Etienne).

61 mins:Jérémy Morel (Marseille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

60 mins:Substitution, St Etienne. Romain Hamouma replaces Jonathan Brison.

60 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Fabien Lemoine tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

55 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Max Gradel tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

55 mins:Attempt saved. André Ayew (Marseille) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

54 mins:Attempt missed. Kurt Zouma (St Etienne) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Faouzi Ghoulam with a cross following a set piece situation.

53 mins:Jérémy Morel (Marseille) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

53 mins:Max Gradel (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the right wing.

53 mins:Foul by Jérémy Morel (Marseille).

52 mins:Foul by Francois Clerc (St Etienne).

52 mins:André Ayew (Marseille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

51 mins:Foul by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (St Etienne).

51 mins:Nicolas N'Koulou (Marseille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

51 mins:Jonathan Brison (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the left wing.

51 mins:Foul by Jordan Ayew (Marseille).

49 mins:Attempt missed. Josua Guilavogui (St Etienne) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

48 mins:Offside, Marseille. Lucas Mendes tries a through ball, but Jordan Ayew is caught offside.

46 mins:Josua Guilavogui (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46 mins:Foul by André Ayew (Marseille).

Second Half begins Marseille 1, St Etienne 0.

45+1 mins:First Half ends, Marseille 1, St Etienne 0.

45+1 mins:Goal! Marseille 1, St Etienne 0. André Ayew (Marseille) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rod Fanni with a cross.

43 mins:Attempt missed. Joey Barton (Marseille) header from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mathieu Valbuena with a cross following a corner.

43 mins:Corner, Marseille. Conceded by Kurt Zouma.

43 mins:Foul by Max Gradel (St Etienne).

43 mins:Nicolas N'Koulou (Marseille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

42 mins:Corner, Marseille. Conceded by Kurt Zouma.

41 mins:Hand ball by Jonathan Brison (St Etienne).

40 mins:Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

40 mins:Foul by Nicolas N'Koulou (Marseille).

39 mins:Loic Perrin (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

39 mins:Foul by Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille).

36 mins:Foul by Jonathan Brison (St Etienne).

36 mins:Rod Fanni (Marseille) wins a free kick on the right wing.

35 mins:Foul by Fabien Lemoine (St Etienne).

35 mins:Charles Kaboré (Marseille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

32 mins:Jonathan Brison (St Etienne) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

32 mins:Foul by Jonathan Brison (St Etienne).

32 mins:Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille) wins a free kick on the right wing.

31 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Rod Fanni.

31 mins:Fabien Lemoine (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31 mins:Foul by Joey Barton (Marseille).

30 mins:Foul by Max Gradel (St Etienne).

30 mins:Jérémy Morel (Marseille) wins a free kick on the left wing.

25 mins:Jonathan Brison (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

25 mins:Foul by Charles Kaboré (Marseille).

18 mins:Attempt blocked. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (St Etienne) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Faouzi Ghoulam.

15 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Lucas Mendes.

15 mins:Morgan Amalfitano (Marseille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

15 mins:Foul by Josua Guilavogui (St Etienne).

13 mins:Attempt missed. Josua Guilavogui (St Etienne) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Fabien Lemoine with a cross following a corner.

12 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Jérémy Morel.

10 mins:Attempt blocked. Joey Barton (Marseille) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Charles Kaboré.

9 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Faouzi Ghoulam tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

5 mins:Hand ball by Jérémy Morel (Marseille).

4 mins:Corner, St Etienne. Conceded by Rod Fanni.

3 mins:Foul by Jordan Ayew (Marseille).

3 mins:Jérémy Clément (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

1 mins:Offside, St Etienne. Francois Clerc tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

30Steve Mandanda
24Rod Fanni
15Jérémy Morel
3Nicolas N'Koulou
4Lucas Mendes
10André Ayew
6Joey Barton
18Morgan Amalfitano87
28Mathieu Valbuena69
19Charles Kaboré
8Jordan Ayew

substitutes

21Souleymane Diawara
9André-Pierre Gignac69
11Loïc Remy
1Gennaro Bracigliano
27Florian Raspentino
5Leyti N'Diaye
13Rafidine Abdullah87

referee

Olivier Thual

team line-up

16Stéphane Ruffier
4Kurt Zouma
29Francois Clerc
24Loic Perrin
20Jonathan Brison60
13Faouzi Ghoulam
19Josua Guilavogui
18Fabien Lemoine
9Max Gradel77
6Jérémy Clément63
7Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

substitutes

17Kévin Mayi77
21Romain Hamouma60
30Jessy Moulin
33Pierre-Yves Polomat
22Danijel Aleksic
10Renaud Cohade63

referee

Olivier Thual

match stats

possession %4455
shots on target31
shots off target14
corners28
tackles won1317
offsides28