Good 1-0 Marseille: Match deserted after followers storm pitch

Fans invade pitch


Nice were leading 1-0 when a group of home fans stormed on to the pitch

Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle and threw it back into the crowd before fans stormed the pitch causing Nice v Marseille to be abandoned.

Marseille’s Payet was struck in the back by a bottle thrown from the home supporters as he went to take a corner.

He launched it back, leading to fans pouring on to the pitch as stewards and players struggled to restrain them.

After a long delay, Nice’s players came out to finish the game – but Marseille’s players refused to.

The game was abandoned as a result. Nice were leading 1-0 through Kasper Dolberg’s first-half goal.

Some of the Marseille players were reportedly injured in the troubleexternal-link.

“Our players were attacked,” said Marseille president Pablo Longoria.

“We decided for the safety of our players, who were attacked during the pitch invasion, not to resume the match because the safety of our players was not guaranteed.”

The chaos continued as the players tried to…