Marseille record biggest win in 70 years

first_imgOlympique Marseille Marseille record biggest win in 70 years with Coupe de France demolition job Joe Wright 05:42 2/7/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) dimitri payet - cropped ROMAIN LAFABREGUE/AFP/Getty Images Olympique Marseille Bourg-en-Bresse v Olympique Marseille Bourg-en-Bresse Coupe de France Kostas Mitroglou and Lucas Ocampos both scored hat-tricks in a remarkable Coupe de France victory over Bourg-en-Bresse Marseille recorded their biggest victory in 70 years as they destroyed Bourg-en-Bresse 9-0 in the Coupe de France on Tuesday.Kostas Mitroglou and Lucas Ocampos both netted hat-tricks, with Luiz Gustavo, Dimitri Payet and Clinton N’Jie also on the scoresheet in the remarkable triumph.It was the first time Marseille had won by a nine-goal margin since they beat Chambery 10-1 in the same competition in 1948. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Amazingly, their nine goals came from only 10 shots on target.Marseille led 4-0 after only 20 minutes, with Luiz Gustavo, Payet, Ocampos and Mitroglou all scoring.Mitroglou got his second before the break and Ocampos did likewise three minutes into the second half, before he completed his hat-trick in the 71st minute.Mitroglou scored his third 10 minutes later and N’Jie made it 9-0 from the penalty spot in the 89th minute, compounding the Ligue 2 strugglers’ misery.1948 – @OM_English picked up their biggest win in all comps since December 1948 v Chambery in the Coupe de France (10-1). Dream.— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 6, 2018Rudi Garcia’s side have scored 15 goals in their last two matches, having beaten Metz 6-3 in Ligue 1 last Friday, and have netted 27 in all competitions in 2018, the second-highest of all teams in Europe’s top five leagues, behind Paris Saint-Germain (32).last_img

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