AFC Asian Cup

Marseille wins 1-0 at Caen to take pressure off coach Garcia

PARIS (AP) Marseille scraped a 1-0 win at Caen in the French league on Sunday to take some pressure off coach Rudi Garcia.

Morgan Sanson headed in a cross from fellow midfielder Kevin Strootman in the 47th minute, giving last season's Europa League runner-up its first win in Ligue 1 since Nov. 25 and moving the team up to seventh place.

Normandy side Caen, which is 16th, had defender Frederic Guilbert sent off for a second yellow card in the 52nd but went close to equalizing in stoppage time.

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