Payet scores another fine goal as 2nd-place Marseille wins

PARIS (AP) — Dimitri Payet scored his second spectacular goal of the week to help second-placed Marseille beat Toulouse 1-0 in the French league on Saturday and extend its unbeaten run to 16 games overall.

Having scored a fine individual goal against Saint-Etienne in midweek, Payet received a pass from Bouna Sarr and whipped a 25-meter curler over the goalkeeper and into the top corner in the 51st minute.

Marseille was also indebted to goalkeeper Steve Mandanda’s stunning second-half save to keep out Belgian striker Aaron Leya Iseka’s close-range volley.

Payet was one of France’s best players at the European Championship four years ago, as his goals helped them reach the final. He missed
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