Match ends, Marseille 2, Nantes 0.
Marseille extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to four points as goals by Florian Thauvin and Rod Fanni saw off Nantes.
Thauvin, 21, opened the scoring with a superb left-footed flick following Dimitri Payet's cross.
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou was denied an equaliser by Steve Mandanda and Fanni doubled the lead before the break with a header from Thauvin's cross.
Paris St-Germain can reduce Marseille's lead to one point on Saturday.
They entertain mid-table Nice as Laurent Blanc's side go in search of a sixth straight league win.
Nantes are 10 points behind Marseille after suffering a first league defeat since 14 September.
- 26Dja Djédjé
- 8LeminaSubstituted forRomaoat 80'minutes
- 27BarradaSubstituted forAlessandriniat 64'minutesSubstituted forAloeat 90+2'minutes
- 14ThauvinBooked at 31mins
- 3DjilobodjiBooked at 38mins
- 6GomisBooked at 45minsSubstituted forDeauxat 75'minutes
- 13GakpeSubstituted forAudelat 73'minutes
- 14NkoudouSubstituted forBessatat 81'minutes
- Ruddy Buquet
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Marseille 2, Nantes 0.
Benjamin Mendy (Marseille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Yacine Bammou (Nantes).
Dangerous play by Rod Fanni (Marseille).
Oswaldo Vizcarrondo (Nantes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Marseille. Baptiste Aloe replaces Romain Alessandrini because of an injury.
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match Romain Alessandrini (Marseille) because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Romain Alessandrini (Marseille) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Benjamin Mendy.
André-Pierre Gignac (Marseille) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Oswaldo Vizcarrondo (Nantes).
Foul by Romain Alessandrini (Marseille).
Issa Cissokho (Nantes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Kian Hansen (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Johan Audel.
Foul by Benjamin Mendy (Marseille).
Johan Audel (Nantes) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Romain Alessandrini (Marseille) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Johan Audel (Nantes).
Corner, Nantes. Conceded by Romain Alessandrini.