Ligue 1 - Gignac on target as Marseille beat Evian

An early goal from Andre-Pierre Gignac helped Olympique Marseille to a 2-0 home win over Evian on Saturday, making it two victories out of two at the start of the Ligue 1 season.

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Ligue 1 - Gignac on target as Marseille beat Evian
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2013 Ligue 1 Marseille OM Gignac

Gignac, who opened the scoring in the second minute in last week's 3-1 triumph at Guingamp, ran on to a deep pass from Rod Fanni and fired the ball past Evian goalkeeper Bertrand Laquait after 16 minutes.

Last year's runners-up Marseille needed goalkeeper Steve Mandanda to make a couple of fine saves before they doubled their lead in the 67th minute when new signing Dimitri Payet, who scored twice in Guingamp, provided a curling finish.

Olympique Lyon delivered a superb attacking performance to win 3-1 at Sochaux on Friday and are level with Marseille on six points at the top of the table.

Champions Paris St Germain, who drew 1-1 at Montpellier last week, entertain Ajaccio on Sunday when big-spending Monaco also host Montpellier.

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