Bruised Ayews unable to rescue Marseille in Toulouse loss
Olympique Marseille slumped to their second consecutive defeat in the French Ligue 1 to Toulouse despite the involvement of the Ayew brothers.
Andre and Jordan Ayew who were unavailable for international duty for Ghana in the friendly against Chile on Tuesday started the game from the onset but were later substituted.
Marseille’s hopes of winning the Championaire were virtually dashed when Tunisian Aymen Abdennour scored the only goal of the game in the 66th minute.
The OM bench was rendered desperate early in the first half with Andre Ayew needing the medics to push back into position his chronic shoulder dislocation.
The 22-year-old has put an operation to permanently fix the problem on hold to help his club secure Champions League football next season.
His younger brother, Jordan was also a pale shadow of himself haven been rushed from a muscle injury sustianed during last weekend’s loss to Brest.
Marseille after the shocking home defeat drop to eight, four points adrift a Champions League place though with a game in hand.