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Andre-Pierre Gignac

29-Year-Old Forward     Marseille  Ligue 1


Birthdate:  December 5, 1985    Birthplace:  Martigues, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  163 lbs    

March 6, 2015    Andre-Pierre Gignac News

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Gignac came off the bench in the 61st minute and scored his 16th league goal of the season in the 89th during Marseille's 6-1 rout of Toulouse on Friday.

Gignac's goal tally is good for second in Ligue 1, trailing only Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette, who has netted 21 times. Gignac has now scored off the bench in back-to-back matches, though he's likely to get his starting spot back soon given the continued excellent play.

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February 28, 2015

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Gignac came off the bench to score his 15th Ligue 1 goal of the season in the 63rd minute of Marseille's 3-2 loss to Caen on Friday.

Gignac's score put the hosts up 2-1, but Caen answered back in the 70th and 87th minutes to steal all three points. The goal was just his second in 2015, but his total of 15 puts him only behind Alexandre Lacazette's 21 in all of France.

February 2, 2015

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Gignac scored a second-half goal to clinch Marseille's 1-0 win over Evian Thonon Gaillard on Saturday.

Gignac attempted a game-high six shots Saturday, when he found the scoresheet for the second time in three matches. Overall, the burly striker now totes 14 goals on the campaign, which ranks second in Ligue 1 at the moment. With Marseille aiming to stay hot in the French title race, Gignac figures to be an important figure moving forward, making Saturday's goal an encouraging sign for manager Marcelo Bielsa.

January 5, 2015

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Gignac had a first-half brace during Marseille's French Cup match against Grenoble on Sunday, but the Ligue 1 leaders fell in penalties.

Gignac has been in excellent form this season, as his 12 Ligue 1 goals in 19 appearances rank him behind only Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette (17). If there is a little concern, it's that 10 of Gignac's league goals came before November.

October 20, 2014

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Gignac scored his tenth goal of the season in Sunday's win over Toulouse.

Gignac has been sensational to begin his season, as the Frenchman now boasts an even 10 goals through Marseille's first 10 league matches. In doing so, Gignac has led Marseille to an impressive eight straight wins en route to the top of the Ligue 1 table. While Gignac became the first player to reach double-digit goals Sunday, next weekend's match at Lyon will also feature the league's second-ranked scorer, Alexandre Lacazette, who totes eight goals on the campaign.

October 4, 2014

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Gignac scored the game-winner three minutes into stoppage time of Marseille's 2-1 win over Caen on Saturday.

Gignac now has a remarkable nine goals in nine matches, including five in his last four matches. His league-leading total is four more than PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Toulouse's Ben Yedder, who Gignac will see in their next match Oct. 19 after the international break.

September 29, 2014

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Despite not scoring in Marseille's 2-1 win over St. Etienne on Sunday, Gignac still leads Ligue 1 with eight goals through eight games this season.

Gignac has been a beast this season, bagging three separate braces, while scoring one goal in two other matches. He's taken 29 shots, with 16 on goal and he'll look to break through again Saturday at Caen.

September 18, 2014

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After scoring against Evian on Sunday, Gignac now has four league goals in five appearances this season, putting him one behind Ligue 1-leader Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

After scoring 16 times in 35 appearances last season, Gignac is now well on his way to battling Ibrahimovic for the rest of the season.