Ajaccio and Bastia draw 0-0 in ill-tempered derby

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PARIS (AP) -Ajaccio drew 0-0 with Bastia on Sunday in an ill-tempered Corsican derby which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

In a game of few chances, Ajaccio had the better opportunities and veteran Romania forward Adrian Mutu hit the post just before halftime after being set up by strike partner Eduardo. Moments earlier, Ajaccio midfielder Johan Cavalli's deflected shot was cleared off the line.

Bastia forward Anthony Modeste went close with a header early in the second half, before Ajaccio defender Carl Medjani also saw his header hacked off the line.

With 10 minutes remaining, Cavalli was embroiled in a tussle with Bastia midfielder Gael Angoula and players from both teams joined in the melee. Both players were sent off and the incident triggered some fighting in the stands.

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