After he gave gifts to his new colleagues 15,000 euros from Nice, Mario Balotelli has ever made a gift: this time on the pitch since the first game as the holder against rival Marseille.
The Italian scored from the penalty spot seven minutes after the intervention of the Seri Vainquer. The visitors replied quickly and Thauvin equalized at the end of the first quarter hour of play. All Balotelli tried to bring back the hosts ahead, and at the other gate same Thauvin arrived alone in front of Cardinale but avoided Nice keeper of OM’s detachment.
Guests were more active after the break – Gomis kick went wide from the box, then fired Thauvin weak excellent position. OM made it 2-1 after 73 minutes Koziello was fouled on Bouna Sarr and Gomis converted from the penalty spot.
Nice back into play immediately – Balotelli won him fans total hosts a new success. In the end, and Cyprien scored with a shot that fooled him Yohann Pele. It finished 3-2 and Nice remain undefeated after 4 rounds, while Marseille has only one victory.
Nice (3-5-2): Cardinale – Bays, Dante, Sarr – Koziello, Seri, Ricardo, Cyprien, Henrique (Belhanda 76) – Plea (Eysseric 76), Balotelli
Coach: Favre L.
Marseille (4-2-3-1): Pele – Sakai, Hubocan, Doria, Rekik (Khao 90 + 1) – Anguissa, Vainqueur (N’Jie 68) – Thauvin, Leya (Machachi 57), Sarr – Gomis
Coach: F. Passi