Match suspended Lyon 0-0 Marseille of Ligue 1 2021
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4:53 PM14 days ago

Thank you for tuning in

Unfortunately the match was interrupted very early in the game due to a reprehensible act against Dimitri Payet.
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4:51 PM14 days ago

Lamentable what happened in the Lyon vs Marseille match

The match was suspended after almost two hours of waiting after an aggression on Dimitry Payet in the first minutes of the game. 
The points decision and the corresponding sanction for Lyon are still pending. 
4:51 PM14 days ago

Will not always be resumed

Unfortunately the match ended with the suspension of the match, due to an incident where a Lyon fan threw a water bottle at Marseille's Dimitri Payet.
This led to the suspension of the match after almost two hours of waiting. 

4:14 PM14 days ago

The match will be resumed

After almost an hour's wait, the decision was taken to restart the match at Lyon's stadium, after it had been momentarily suspended due to a fan attack on Dimitri Payet.
3:34 PM14 days ago

Arrest of attacker confirmed

Police in France have arrested the man who threw a bottle at Dimitri Payet, and it remains to be seen whether the match will be resumed or cancelled.
3:12 PM14 days ago

The match remains suspended

This was the moment when Payet was hit with a bottle by the Lyon supporters' club, and it is still being considered whether it will be suspended altogether.

 

3:06 PM14 days ago

Reprehensible attitude of Lyon fans

Dimitri Payet is reported to be stable but is still being treated by doctors after being hit by a bottle.
2:53 PM14 days ago

4'

Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle from the stands and the referee suspended the match momentarily.
2:50 PM14 days ago

0'

Buquet blows the whistle and Lyon vs Marseille kicks off.
2:41 PM14 days ago

The refereeing quartet

They will be in charge of refereeing this afternoon's match: 

Head Referee: Ruddy Buquet

Assistant referee: Mehdi Rahmouni

Assistant referee: Guillaume Debart

Fourth official: Bastien Dechepy

2:30 PM14 days ago

Great reception for Lyon

The fans greeted the Lyon players with a spectacular atmosphere, as they are currently warming up for tonight's match.

 

2:25 PM14 days ago

History of clashes

The last two times the two teams have met, they have ended in a one-goal draw, but Lyon has won the most of the last 43 meetings with 17 victories.

2:20 PM14 days ago

This is how the locals arrived

Lyon were the first team to arrive at the stadium tonight, they did so in an extremely formal manner and will be hoping to claim victory in front of their fans.

 

2:15 PM14 days ago

Confirmed Marseille lineup

With a 3-4-3 formation and the following men, Sampaoli will take the field tonight:

16. PAU LÓPEZ; 14. LUAN PERES, 15. D. ĆALETA-CAR, 2. W. SALIBA, 20. K. DE LA FUENTE, 4. B. KAMARA, 21. V. RONGIER, 29. POL LIROLA, 10. D. PAYET, 6. M. GUENDOUZI and 9. A. MILIK.

2:10 PM14 days ago

Confirmed Lyon lineup

These are the starting 11 that Bosz will send to the pitch to face Marseille: 

1. ANTHONY LOPES; 3. EMERSON, 27. J. BOATENG, 2. S. DIOMANDÉ, 17. M. GUSTO, 25. M. CAQUERET, 39. BRUNO GUIMARÃES, 7. K. TOKO EKAMBI, 8. H. AOUAR, 29. X. SHAQIRI and 10. LUCAS PAQUETÁ.

2:05 PM14 days ago

The visiting team arrived

Less than an hour before kick-off, the Marseille team is already at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, ready to look for a place in the Europa League.

2:00 PM14 days ago

Marseille defends sensationally

Lyon and Marseille come into this match with 21 and 20 goals scored respectively, however, the visitors have a better defensive response than the home side, having allowed only 12 goals in 13 matches.
1:55 PM14 days ago

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In a few moments we will bring you news, facts and everything related to Lyon vs Marseille which is about to start.
1:50 PM14 days ago

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1:45 PM14 days ago

How and where to watch Lyon vs Marseille

The match will be broadcasted on beIN Sports. 

If you prefer to follow the match live online, VAVEL USA is your best option. 

1:40 PM14 days ago

Last Marseille lineup

This is the lineup that Sampaoli sent to the field in the previous match:

30. S. MANDANDA; 14. LUAN PERES, 15. D. ĆALETA-CAR, 2. W. SALIBA, 29. POL LIROLA, 11. LUIS HENRIQUE, 8. GERSON, 6. M. GUENDOUZI, 17. C. ÜNDER, 10. D. PAYET and 9. A. MILIK. 

1:35 PM14 days ago

Latest Lyon lineup

This was Lyon's starting XI for their previous match against Rennes:

1. ANTHONY LOPES; 3. EMERSON, 5. J. DENAYER, 27. J. BOATENG, 14. L. DUBOIS, 25. M. CAQUERET, 39. BRUNO GUIMARÃES, 23. THIAGO MENDES, 8. H. AOUAR, 10. LUCAS PAQUETÁ and 7. K. TOKO EKAM.

1:30 PM14 days ago

Watch out for this Lyon player

Lucas Paqueta's mobility has brought a lot of dynamism to Lyon's forward line and he has been the team's top scorer with five goals. 

This afternoon, he will have to continue the rhythm he has shown at the start of the season to get back to winning ways. 

1:25 PM14 days ago

Watch out for this Marseille player

The best player this season for the visitors has been none other than Dimitri Payet, who is the team's top scorer with six goals on the season. 
But not only that, he also has the most assists with three, which he shares with Guendouzi.

1:20 PM14 days ago

Lyon wants to win

The Lyon team was defeated in an ugly way in their previous matchday's game in Ligue 1, which they played against Rennes and ended with a thunderous score of 4-1. 

This time they will want to make tactical corrections to achieve a positive result in front of their fans. 

1:15 PM14 days ago

Marseille trails in two draws

The away team has a streak of two draws in recent matches, the last of which was against Metz, where they ended up playing with an extra man due to Jemerson's dismissal in the 56th minute. 

Can they get back to winning ways this afternoon? 

1:10 PM14 days ago

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s coverage of the 2021 Liga MX match: Live Updates!

My name is Salvador Espino and I’ll be your host for this game.

We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.
A match between two big teams in the French league, who aspire to qualify for the Europa League or Champions League, and who have not yet produced the results to be in those positions. 
Currently Lyon arrives with two defeats in the last five games; while Marseille arrives unbeaten in the last five league games but with three draws on the road. 

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