Crowd trouble in Marseille v PSG

Published on: 24 October 2021

Neymar had to be protected by security staff as he tried to take corners in each half of the game

Marseille and Paris St-Germain played out an eventful draw with several big VAR decisions as play was held up several times for crowd trouble.

In both halves play had to be stopped as home fans threw bottles at Neymar as he tried to take a corner.

On both occasions security staff used plastic shields to block the missiles while the corner was taken.

A pitch invader ran onto the pitch and put his hands on Lionel Messi's back in the second half.

Both sides had goals ruled out by the video assistant referee (VAR) - and PSG had Achraf Hakimi sent off for a professional foul on Cengiz Under.

While the referee consulted with the VAR team on that red card decision a laser shone into his face.

A Luan Peres own goal from Neymar's cross and Arkadiusz Milik's strike for Marseille in the first half were both ruled out by the VAR for offside.

Messi, who is yet to score in Ligue 1, headed off the bar - leading to the first Neymar corner - and Konrad de la Fuente missed a big chance for Marseille towards the end.

PSG, unbeaten in 11 league games this season, are seven points clear of Lens at the top.

    Line-upsMatch StatsLive Text


Formation 4-2-3-1

16López21Rongier2Saliba15Caleta-Car14Peres Petroni6Guendouzi4Kamara29Lirola10Payet17Ünder9Milik

    16López21RongierBooked at 18minsSubstituted forDe la Fuenteat 71'minutes2Saliba15Caleta-Car14Peres Petroni6Guendouzi4KamaraSubstituted forGueyeat 71'minutes29Lirola10Payet17ÜnderSubstituted forSantos da Silvaat 78'minutes9MilikSubstituted forDiengat 78'minutes


    3González5Balerdi7Harit8Santos da Silva12Dieng20De la Fuente22Gueye23Amavi30Mandanda


Formation 4-2-3-1

1Navas2Hakimi5Marquinhos3Kimpembe25Tavares Mendes6Verratti15Danilo30Messi10Neymar11Di María7Mbappé

    1Navas2HakimiBooked at 57mins5MarquinhosBooked at 85mins3Kimpembe25Tavares Mendes6VerrattiSubstituted forGueyeat 45+4'minutes15DaniloBooked at 85mins30Messi10NeymarSubstituted forWijnaldumat 83'minutes11Di MaríaSubstituted forKehrerat 61'minutes7Mbappé


    9Icardi14Bernat18Wijnaldum21Herrera22Diallo23Draxler24Kehrer27Gueye50G Donnarumma

Referee:Benoît BastienMatch StatsHome TeamMarseilleAway TeamPSGPossessionHome48%Away52%ShotsHome15Away10Shots on TargetHome1Away4CornersHome4Away5FoulsHome7Away8Live TextPost update

Match ends, Marseille 0, Paris Saint Germain 0.

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Second Half ends, Marseille 0, Paris Saint Germain 0.

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Attempt missed. William Saliba (Marseille) header from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Dimitri Payet with a cross following a corner.

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Corner, Marseille. Conceded by Thilo Kehrer.

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Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Foul by Bamba Dieng (Marseille).

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Attempt missed. Pape Gueye (Marseille) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Gerson.

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Corner, Marseille. Conceded by Presnel Kimpembe.

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Attempt saved. Mattéo Guendouzi (Marseille) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pape Gueye.

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Foul by Idrissa Gueye (Paris Saint Germain).

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Mattéo Guendouzi (Marseille) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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Attempt blocked. Dimitri Payet (Marseille) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.


Marquinhos (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card.


Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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Foul by Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint Germain).

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Dimitri Payet (Marseille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.


Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Georginio Wijnaldum replaces Neymar.

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Attempt blocked. Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kylian Mbappé.


Substitution, Marseille. Gerson replaces Cengiz Ünder.


Substitution, Marseille. Bamba Dieng replaces Arkadiusz Milik.

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