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Marseille suffer derby woe as Champs League hopes fade

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French giants Marseille's hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League suffered a huge blow with a 1-0 defeat at home to struggling Nice in the Cote d'Azur derby on Friday. 

Nice's midfielder Valentin Eysseric (R) celebrates after scoring during a French L1 football match against Marseille at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 7, 2014

Marseille coach Jose Anigo had complained before the game about the quick turnaround just 48 hours after Wednesday's international friendlies.

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