Marseille regained their second position on Ligue 1 table as they won 2-0 at Caen on Friday to record fourth straight league win.
Marseille winger Dimitri Payet broke the deadlock in the 55th minute with a spot kick, followed by Florian Thauvin’s brilliant strike on 74 minutes, his 10th goal of the campaign.
⏱️ 90+3′ FULL-TIME | Caen 0-2 Marseille
3⃣ points in the bag ✅ Another patient and rewarding second half performance gives OM the win!
— Olympique Marseille (@OM_English) January 19, 2018
Marseille provisionally moved past Lyon, who will host leaders Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday, to sit second, nine points adrift of PSG.
Defending champions Monaco will face bottom sides Metz at home on Sunday.