Marseille inflicted a second successive Ligue 1 defeat on St Etienne as Michy Batshuayi and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou scored either side of half-time.
The opener came when Brice Dja Djedje produced a superb drag-back and cross which was missed by Lucas Ocampos and scuffed back across goal by Nkoudou for Batshuayi to score with a bobbling left-foot shot.
The second was just as untidy as Pierre-Yves Polomat was caught in possession and Batshuayi fed Nkoudou, who slipped but recovered to score via a deflection...
St. Etienne's in-form striker Robert Beric faces a long layoff after surgery on a cruciate knee ligament injury.
The Slovenia international was injured in Nov. 8's feisty Ligue 1 derby against Lyon after a bad tackle by Jordan Ferri, adding to Les Verts' misery as Alexandre Lacazette's hat-trick earned Lyon a 3-0 win.
A statement on the...
St Etienne have confirmed that €6 million summer signing Robert Beric is out for the season after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in Sunday's Rhone derby loss to Lyon.
Beric, 24, hurt his right knee during St Etienne's 3-0 defeat following a robust tackle from behind from Lyon midfielder Jordan Ferri.
Ferri, 23, received a yellow card for the foul but St Etienne manager Christophe Galtier has called for the player to be further sanctioned.
In the short-term, the Slovenia international's...
St Etienne attacker Romain Hamouma says some Lyon players deserved "slaps" for the way they behaved during Sunday's Rhone derby.
A hat trick from Alexandre Lacazette saw Lyon to climb to second in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 home win over their local rivals.
St Etienne's players and management had no complaints about the result in what was the last derby match to be played at the Stade de Gerland before Lyon move to a new stadium in January.
But they were unhappy with a Jordan Ferri tackle on Slovenian attacker...