Dimitri Payet Hit With Water Bottle AGAIN, Lyon Vs Marseille Match Suspended
The incident happened in the 5th minute of the match and as soon as Dimitri Payet was hit by the bottle, he collapsed to the ground with score at 0-0. Former West Ham star Dimitri Payet suffered a major injury scare during Lyon vs Marseille football match after being struck by a bottle thrown from the stands. According to French League officials before the Lyon vs Marseille match Payet was subject of discriminatory insults and was even taunted by Lyon fans during the warmup. The match had to finally be abandoned with a 0-0 scoreline. This was not the first time that Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle during a football match. A similar incident happened during the match between Nice and Marseille. Payet was hit by a bottle in that match but, he threw it back at the fans.
Dimitri Payet was hit on the head by a bottle of water thrown from the stands while he was taking a corner kick. The incident happened in the 5th minute of the match and as soon as Dimitri Payet was hit by the bottle, he collapsed to the ground, with the score at 0-0. The midfielder though was able to get up after receiving treatment. The referee ordered players to head back to the locker room with play suspended.
Something that he was never subjected to during his time at West Ham. However, we wish hi all the best in his recovery, and only hope that there is no repetition to such occurrences against him. Great that Lyon have to now play their next few matches behind closed doors!