◤Ligue 1◢ Jonathan Klauss stars as Marseille thumped Angers 0-3 away to temporarily climb to the top of the table

2022-10-01 17:16

◤Ligue 1◢ Jonathan Klauss stars as Marseille thumped Angers 0-3 away to temporarily climb to the top of the table




Olympique de Marseille continued their hot streak with a 0-3 away victory over Angers in the early match of the matchday 9 of the 2022/23 Ligue 1 season at the Raymond Copa Stadium in the rain on Friday.


In the first half, Bentaleb stole the ball and shot into the penalty area with his left foot, but unfortunately the ball hit the left post. Later, Clauss dribbled the ball into the penalty area and released a fierce shot, The ball hit the post and then defelected into the bottom right corner of the net as the visiting team to took the lead first. In the second half, Suárez received the pass from Clauss and pushed the ball into the net. Soon after, Gerson shot past the helpless goalkeeper after receiving Klauss' horizontal pass. In the end, Marseille defeated Angers 0-3 away. With this victory, Marseille temporarily overtook defending champions Paris Saint-Germain to reach the summit of the table, with the latter only playing over the weekend, with 23 points; Angers meanwhile temporarily ranked 14th with 8 points.



First Half


In the 14th minute, Klauss drove forward and passed into the penalty area from the left. Issa Kaboré quickly followed up, stopped the ball and was brought down by Souleyman Doumbia who was pressing back to defend. However, the referee was not interested in giving Marseille a penalty, Angers escaped from being penalised!


4 minutes later, Angers played a quick counterattack, Jordan Veretout made a mistake from his own back half, Nabil Bentaleb stole the ball and dribbled into the left side of the penalty area before firing a left-footed shot, but the ball unfortunately hit the left post and gone out of the byline, Angers missed the golden opportunity to score first!


In the 34th minute, Angers made another quick counterattack. Kaboré made a mistake from his own balf half. Doumbia stole the ball, took a few steps and made a horizontal pass from the left side of the penalty area , Adrian Hunou quickly followed up and pushes the ball his left-foot but the attempt slightly just misses the right post.


Immediately afterwards, Suárez made a horizontal pass from the near the center circle, Jonathan Klauss quickly followed up, got the ball, dribbled into the left side of penalty area before releasing a fierce shot with his left foot from a very close distance, the ball deflected into the lower right corner of the net after hitting off the left post, Marseille broke the deadlock first and take a 0-1 lead against the run of play!


In the 39th minute, Matteo Guendouzi lobbed into the penalty area from the front. Suárez jumped high in the middle with a header, but the ball missed the left post. 2 minutes later, Azzedine Ounahi made a direct pass near the center circle, Sofiane Boufal quickly followed, got the ball, then cut inside and volleyed with his right foot in the penalty area, but his attempt was tipped away at the lower left corner by Pau López.


First half ended with Angers temporarily trailing Marseille 0-1 and entered halftime.



Second Half


Both teams switched sides and continued the game. In the 50th minute, Marseille made a quick deadly counterattack. Yan Valery committed a defensive mistake at his own back half while attempting a clearance. Klauss quickly intercepted, got the ball, dribbled the ball into the left side of the penalty area before passing it horizontally to Luis Suárez. After stopping the ball, Suárez pushed the ball with his right foot into the bottom right corner of the net unmarked in the middle of the box, and Marseille expanded their lead to 0-2!


9 minutes later, Samuel Gigot passes horizontally from the left side of the penalty area with his back, upon receiving the ball, Klauss passes horizontally from the left of the box again, after Gerson stopped the ball, he turned and shot with his left foot in the middle of the box into the bottom left corner, leaving Yahia Fofana helpless, Marseille sealed the victory 0-3, and Klauss increased his assists in the game to two as a result!


In the 82nd minute, Angers made a quick counterattack again. Doumbia made a through ball from the front, Amine Salama quickly followed up, beaten the offside trap, took a few steps before releasing a right-footed shot in the middle of the box, ultimately his attempt was close but it just slightly missed the right post.


The game ended with Marseille beating Angers 0-3 away.