Dispute between fanatical and players during the Nice-Marseilles of Tie it 1

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Indignation in France: Lyon-Marseille, suspended after a bottle to Payet

Published:22/11/2021 - 08:04h

Updated:22/11/2021 - 08:05h

The match between Lyon and Marseille, for matchday 14 of Ligue 1, was suspended three minutes after a local fan threw a bottle at Payet as he was about to take a corner

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If around the middle of August Tie it 1 was news because the ultras of Nice had ingresado to the field for 'confront' to the players of the Olympique of Marseilles, this Sunday the French League has gone back to be reason of controversy by a new act against of the team directed by Jorge Sampaoli, this time in the field of the Lyon. A fanatical in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais launched a bottle of water to Dimitri Payet to the three minutes of party, when the player had to earn a shot of corner.

The regrettable action took place before the four minutes of party in the field of the Lyon. The international by France received the botellazo, carried the hands to the face and launched to the floor by the pain. The medical services were forced to take part, by around five minutes, and the party was suspended momentáneamente. After more than an hour, the LFP announced that the meeting went to restart, to the 22:00, but the players of the Marseilles did not present in the field, so that the crash, as it happened in August, suspended completely.

The fan that launched the bottle to Payet was detained by the police and carried directly to the commissariat. However, the controversy has not been missing because anybody has wanted to hold responsible of the facts occurred in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, that follow 'marking' the French football. The prefecture of Lyon, attendant of the security of the party, and the French League (LFP) published communicated in which they have blamed one to others with regard to the decision to restart the clash.

After the megaphony announced that it would play the party to the 22:00 h, the players of the Lyon heated during 20 minutes, but the Marseilles did not jump to the field, as it happened against the Nice. 43 minutes afterwards, to the 22:43 h, suspended officially the party. The fans abandoned the stadium and announced , later, that the LFP will gather to take a decision regarding the occurred in the Parc OL.

Controversial statements of Jean-Michel Classrooms

The president of the Lyon, Jean-Michel Classrooms, was protagonist after the suspension of the party against the Marseilles and left some controversial statements: "it Is a paradoxical situation. In fact, the bottle launched to Payet created an incredible situation. The services of security reacted immediately since the individual was arrested. We thought that it went to restart", stood out. "When the referee went back to say it to the players, there was an extremely violent reaction of the Marseilles, that did not understand and demanded that the referee went to see how was Payet. The doctor of the OM confirmed me that there was more fear that damage".

Likewise, it added that "once that returned to the changing room, there was a so violent reaction that the referee asked to speak with the Prefecto and revirtió his decision. The decision is incomprehensible. We are very organised, think that the party could restart without problem. There was not risk of more launchings with the solutions that had", explaining finally that "leave that the presents thought that we could restart before, finally, not restarting. And no under the pressure of the launching, but of the leaders of the OM, that did not want to play".

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