Brazilian striker Neymar was among five players ejected for his involvement in a late-game brawl all through a Paris Saint-Germain loss to Marseille in Paris.
The melee occurred inside the sixth minute of the stoppage time of PSG’s 1-0 setback Sunday at Parc des Princes. The foul-filled French Ligue 1 battle culminated in a scrum at midfield.
Neymar, Layvin Kurzawa, and Leonardo Paredes have been despatched off for PSG. Jordan Amavi and Dario Benedetto moreover obtained red-card ejections for Marseille.
“The last three minutes were too much,” PSG supervisor Thomas Tuchel instructed reporters. “Our reactions have been extreme.
“Those that have been within the stadium know that this example began from the beginning of the match and it bought worse, however that can be our fault.”
Paredes pushed Benedetto on the underside sooner than the teams converged at midfield. Paredes then appeared to headbutt Alvaro Gonzalez to the underside.
Kurzawa and Amavi then purchased proper right into a shoving and kicking match sooner than they’ve been separated. Neymar moreover purchased proper right into a battle with Gonzalez.
The PSG striker later claimed Gonzalez used a racial slur to fast the battle.
“VAR catching my ‘aggression’ is straightforward,” Neymar tweeted Sunday. “Now I need to see the picture of the racist calling me a [expletive]. This is what I need to see!”
Fourteen players obtained enjoying playing cards for their roles inside the scuffle. Marseille’s Florian Thauvin scored the lone goal inside the 31st minute of the Ligue 1 match.
PSG will battle Metz at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday in Paris. Marseille will face Saint-Etienne at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday in Marseille, France.