Soccer-Payet enjoys dream Marseille debut with double (Reuters)

PARIS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Dimitri Payet scored a double on his Olympique de Marseille debut as his new team secured a 3-1 win at promoted En Avant Guingamp in their opening Ligue 1 game on Sunday. Former Lille striker Payet scored twice after Andre-Pierre Gignac had put Marseille in front after two minutes. The points were all but secured after 16 minutes with Marseille 3-0 to the good although Mustapha Yatabare gained a consolation for the hosts late on. St Etienne began their campaign with a 1-0 win at AC Ajaccio thanks to Brandao’s first-half goal. …

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