Mario Balotelli scored for the third time in four games for Marseille to seal a 2-0 victory over Amiens in Ligue 1 on Saturday....
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Marseille's slide continued with a 2-1 home loss to Lille in a match that started with a fan protest, was interrupted for more than 30 minutes after a firework exploded on the touchline and also saw a red card and a Mario Balotelli goal on his debut.
Marseille have completed the signing of Italy striker Mario Balotelli from their French rivals Nice, the Ligue 1 club confirmed on Wednesday.
French side Marseille have finally secured the signing of Mario Balotelli from Nice after agreeing to take on the remaining six months of the Italian striker's contract, sources said on Tuesday.
Marseille snapped a run of nine games without a win by beating Caen 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday although captain Dimitri Payet hobbled off with a leg injury after just 24 minutes.
Sky in Italy reports that the former Liverpool and Manchester City man is set to leave Nice for Marseille.
Rudi Garcia vowed to help Marseille turn their form around after highlighting a lack of fight in an embarrassing Coupe de France defeat.
The likes of Dimitri Payet, Lucas Ocampos and Florian Thauvin could not prevent Marseille suffering a defeat to fourth-tier opponents.
Marseille's miserable run of form continued with a penalty shoot-out defeat by Strasbourg in the French League Cup last 16 on Wednesday, while Monaco reached the quarter-finals to ease some of the pressure on Thierry Henry.
A total of five Ligue 1 games scheduled to take place in matchweek 18 have been cancelled due to the ongoing unrest in France.
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A hat-trick from Florian Thauvin gave Marseille a 3-1 win at Amiens and lifted them back into the Ligue 1's top five on Sunday.
Adil Rami scored one goal and played a big part in another as Marseille bounced back from a run of four straight defeats to beat Dijon 2-0 on an emotional afternoon at the Velodrome on Sunday.
Gaetan Laborde fired Montpellier to second in Ligue 1 with a brace that helped his side to a crushing 3-0 derby win over stuttering Marseille on Sunday.
Supporters of French club Marseille have been banned from buying tickets for next week's Europa League match against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico on following clashes in the away leg in France.
'Football Leaks', via 'Der Spiegel' and 'MediaPart', has revealed new allegations against some of Europe's top clubs, as well as key international figures.
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