Fans stormed the pitch causing Nice vs Marseille to be abandoned
Nice vs Marseille: Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle and thrown into the crowd. Then the fans rushed onto the court, prompting Nice-Marseille to leave.
Marseille Payet was hit in the back by a bottle thrown by the home fan when he was about to take a corner kick.
Throws the ball backwards, prompting the fans to play, because the butler and the players are trying to control them.
After a long delay, the Nice player came out to finish the game, but the Marseille player refused.
The game was therefore abandoned. Due to Caspar Dolberg‘s first goal in the first half, Nice led by 1-0.
On Monday, Ligue de Football Professionnel, the governing body of the French league, stated that after a “serious incident”, the two clubs had been summoned to the disciplinary committee on Wednesday.
French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu described what happened as “an insult to sports and football.”
The mayor of Nice, Christian Esteros, said: “This kind of violence is unacceptable. Once it is discovered who is responsible for it, the French Football League must take sanctions.”
According to reports, some Marseille players have a problem with this issue. Injured.
“Our players were attacked,” said Pablo Longoria, chairman of Marseille.
“For the safety of our players who were attacked during the invasion of the court, we decided not to resume the game because the safety of our players was not guaranteed.”
In the ensuing melee, teammates Álvaro González and Matteo Guendouzi rushed to the end of the field to confront the fans. Nice captain Dante tried to appease the angry fans.
Before fighting broke out between the players, fans, and staff of the two teams, the guard cordon tried to prevent the invasion of the field.
The players and officials finally left the court and returned to the tunnel, away from the chaos outside.
Two weeks ago, Marseille’s first 32 victories in Montpellier were also deposited in the stadium by the fans.
The game was suspended in the 89th minute, Marseille substitute Valentin Langier was hit to the head, Montpellier’s Florent Molett was also hit as he prepared to take a corner kick.
Citing the game two weeks ago, Longoria added: “This is the second time this has happened. We have already experienced it in Montpellier and decided to continue the game after we decided to continue.
“What happened today is unacceptable. We must make it a precedent for French football, and that is why we decided to return to Marseille.”
However, Nice president Jean Pierre Rivere (JeanPierre Rivere) during the delay Asked to keep quiet on the stadium’s public address system, he believes that the Marseille scene is somewhat responsible.
“The game ended like this, it’s really disappointing,” he said.
“Everyone saw what happened. We can’t deny that the water bottle was thrown away because we can all see it. What triggered the conflict was the retaliatory reaction of two Marseille players.
“Unfortunately afterwards, Marseille security personnel intervened on the ground and hit our players.”