Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/2/11
Struggling Marseille clung on for a barely-deserved point, denying Brest a first win of the Ligue 1 season in a 1-1 draw. Romain Poyet gave the visitors an early lead, which was cancelled out in the 20th minute by Andre Ayew. Brest had the best of the chances in the remainder of the game as Paul Baysse twice went close and home goalkeeper Steve Mandanda - who was culpable for the goal - redeemed himself with two good saves, but OM survived. A point is barely good enough for Didier Deschamps' men, though, who remain in the bottom half of the table having started the season looking to go one better than last year's second-place finish. Brest's opener came when home defender Souleymane Diawara lost possession in his own half and Poyet beat two men and fired in a low left-footed drive which squirmed beneath Mandanda and found the net. It was almost two in the seventh minute when Nolan Roux's free-kick found Santiago Gentiletti, who scooped the ball inches over the bar. And Ayew th...
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