08/08/09 - Grenoble 0-2 OM
OM were successful in their first match of the season, winning 2-0 in Grenoble, thanks to some great individual play from Niang and a majestic volley from Cheyrou.
Grenoble 0 - 2 OM
- 0-1 : Niang 2'
- 0-2 : Cheyrou 81'
Morientes : «Highly motivated»
Coming on as a substitute at the end of the match against Grenoble, the Spanish striker is showing great desire and determination before the match against Lille at La Mosson in Montpellier on Sunday at 21h00.
Abriel : «I felt very much at my ease»
- Grenoble 0-2 OM
For his first competitive apperarance in an OM jersey, during the first match of the Ligue 1 season away to Grenoble, Fabrice Abriel put in a very good performance.
Grenoble 0-2 OM
Questions about the match
Anigo : « Cette équipe dégage de la force »
- Grenoble 0-2 OM
After OM's victory away to Grenoble (0-2), OM's sporting director was satisfied with the behaviour his players. "We’ve started the season well, even if any information we take from this match doesn’t have great value just yet as it is the first game of the campaign", esteemed José Anigo.
OM in the starting-blocks at Grenoble
Led by their new manager and with a number of new recruits in the ranks, OM are in the starting blocks waiting for an exciting new season to kick-off on Saturday at 21h00 in Grenoble.
Three questions for...Mamadou Niang
The OM captain Mamadou Niang is getting ready to start his 5th season at Marseille. An experience that makes him take the surveys placing OM as favourites for the L1 title this season with a pinch of salt.
Surveys make Deschamps "smile"
- 2009-20010 season
Olympique de Marseille are always the focus of great attention. Recent surveys only confirm a tendency which doesn't seem to bother Didier Deschamps.
Cheyrou : «We can't wait to start»
Three days before the start of the new L1 campaign, impatience is growing amongst the supporters as it is with the players. "We want to get down to the real work, even during our vacation we had it on our minds" admits Benoît Cheyrou.
Abriel : « the pressure will slowly, but surely, build up »
Arriving towards the end of pre-season preparation and already author of a decisive pass against Lens, Fabrice Abriel is now waiting for the serious business to start. "Nothing beats real competition" he says excitedly.
Kaboré : « I am here to serve the team »
Despite the heightened competition due to OM's dealings in the transfer market, Charles Kaboré, a promising element in the Marseille squad, is full of confidence going into his third season with the club.
Cissé: «We're off on a crusade»
The period of frinedly matches is over. The OM squad, Edouard Cissé included, are working hard to be ready for a long season that promises to be thrilling.
D. Deschamps : «We have to be ready»
The pre-season friendly matches came to an end with a victory in Lens for OM. Now the team will be preparing for their trip to Grenoble, with the objective of being competitive straight away on the 8th of August.
Agreement reached for the transfer of Stéphane M'Bia
An agreement has been reached between OM, Rennes and Stéphane M'Bia for the transfer of the player to Marseille. He will undergo a medical visit on Monday before signing a four year contract. He will be offically presented to the Press at La Commanderie on Monday at 16h30.
The Olympians met President Sarkozy!
- Camp Evian
Didier Deschamps rdiscovers his passion
Didier Deschamps has been getting to know the OM squad since Tuesday and announces his «pleasure of being back out on the pitch.» He gives his opinions on pre-season and his vision for the squad.
Poll results for this game, based on 31220 votes :
Saturday 08 August 2009 - 21h00
Grenoble, Stade des Alpes - Attendance : 19626
Referee : Kalt
Ligue 1, 1st Day
- Coach Grenoble :Mécha Bazdarevic
- Coach OM :Didier Deschamps
- TADIC 55'
- AKROUR 73'
- MATSUI 54' 82'
- LE CROM
- DIEUZE 73' 74'
- LJUBOJA 55'
- KUCUKOVIC 82'
- S. Mandanda
- G. Heinze
- S. Diawara
- T. Taiwo
- C. Kaboré
- F. Abriel 90'
- E. Cissé
- B. Cheyrou 81'
- M. Niang 2' 69'
- B. Koné 79'
- E. Brandao 89'
- E. Andrade
- G. Bocaly
- C. Rool
- J. Rodriguez
- M. Valbuena 79'
- H. Ben Arfa 69'
- F. Morientes 89'
Results of the day 1
|Ligue-1 - 1Day|
|Auxerre - Sochaux||0-1|
|Valenciennes - Nancy||1-3|
|Bordeaux - RC Lens||4-1|
|Grenoble - Olympique de Marseille||0-2|
|Le Mans - Lyon||2-2|
|Lille - Lorient||1-2|
|Monaco - Toulouse||1-0|
|Montpellier HSC - Paris-SG||1-1|
|Rennes - US Boulogne CO||3-0|
|St Etienne - Nice||0-2|
Ranking of the day
|4||Olympique de Marseille||3||1||2|
|20||US Boulogne CO||0||1||-3|