2014 World Cup: Ghana winger Andre Ayew sets up Marseille goal in win over Montpellier

Andre Ayew was influential in Marseille's victory over Montpellier

Andre Ayew was influential in Marseille’s victory over Montpellier

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Ghana winger Andre Ayew proved how influential he has become in recent weeks for Olympique Marseille as he set up a goal in their 3-2 triumph over Montpellier in the French Ligue 1 on Friday night.

It was somewhat a consistent display from the giants in terms of results as they coasted to their second straight win after a lengthy winless run but for the Black Stars winger, it proved a highlight of his improved form in his last four games as he turned the architect setting up Mathieu Valbuena on the 42nd minute mark.

It was a move initiated and finished by Valbuena, the diminutive playmaker was on hand on the edge of the area to get a foot to André Ayew’s cross from the left to finish off his move. But it was a measure of Andre’s brilliance that fetched the opportunity for the French man to score with a sumptuous lob over the keeper.

The Black Stars playmaker continues his inspiring form for Marseille and though he was not on the score-sheet like he did last Friday, when he grabbed a hat-trick but he managed to stay in the picture and remain influential for Jose Anigo’s men.


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