Marseille Players Injured After Fans Storm Pitch in Nice

A French Ligue 1 soccer match between Olympique de Marseille and OGC Nice was called off on August 22, after fans stormed the pitch and clashed with players.

Video by Florian Maupin, taken from within the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, shows Marseille player Dimitri Payet throwing a bottle back into the crowd. A scuffle then breaks out between opposing players, before fans invade the pitch.

Local reports said the game was suspended at the 75th minute and Nice had been leading 1-0.

According to photos posted by a local football website, at least three Marseille players were injured. Credit: Florian Maupin via Storyful

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