Highlights Marseille 6-3 Metz February 2, 2017
Metz pushed back, but Thauvin grabbed his second right before half-time despite Moussa Niakhate‘s desperate attempt to clear.
Late goals from Mollet and Ibrahima Niane salvaged some pride for the visitors, who remain seven points from safety.
Marseille moved three points ahead of Lyon after their fifth win in six games without a loss. Marseille are eight points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.