Ligue 1 - Nantes secure away win over Marseille

Nantes edged Marseille 1-0 at the Stade Velodrome thanks to Alejandro Bedoya's first-half goal.

US international Bedoya struck after 16 minutes to settle the contest on the Cote d'Azur.

Victory for Michel Der Zakarian's side saw them leapfrog Marseille and move into fourth place in Ligue 1.

Marseille drop to fifth, two points behind Nantes.

The remainder of the round 17 programme plays out over the weekend, with league leaders Paris Saint-Germain looking to recover from their 2-0 defeat to Evian in midweek against Sochaux.