Payet has a chance to shine in France's biggest rivalry


Published 11:47 a.m. ET Feb. 23, 2017 | Updated 21 minutes ago

PARIS (AP) — Dimitri Payet left the glamour of the English Premier League for this kind of match: 67,000 home fans screaming their support against their fiercest rival.

On Sunday, Payet and Marseille take on visiting Paris Saint-Germain in the French league’s biggest rivalry.

The fans at Stade Velodrome are renowned for their fervor and rebelliousness, and they will be counting on Payet, the club’s newly recruited star, to reverse a horror show of poor results against PSG.

Since the club’s last victory in November…

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