PSG vs Marseille: Neymar, 4 others despatched off as Ligue 1 champions lose once more

Paris Saint-Germain’s nightmare begin to the season continued on Sunday, as they misplaced 1-Zero to rivals, Marseille.

Florian Thauvin netted the one objective of the encounter within the 31st minute.

Neymar was one of many 5 gamers that was despatched off, in what grew to become a really feisty Ligue 1 fixture on the Parc des Princes.

PSG midfielder, Leandro Paredes, was despatched off for lashing out at Darío Benedetto, which sparked a melee between the 2 groups.

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Full-back Layvin Kurzawa noticed crimson after repeatedly hitting Jordan Amavi, who was additionally dismissed for kicking the Frenchman.

Nevertheless, after the 4 gamers concerned within the brawl had been all despatched off, the referee performed a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) evaluate and Neymar was proven crimson after replays revealed that he hit Marseille’s Álvaro González behind the pinnacle.

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Neymar sarcastically clapped on the referee as he left the sphere, earlier than telling the assistant referee he was racially abused by Gonzalez.

The defeat means PSG are within the relegation zone after two matches performed of their title defence. Thomas Tuchel’s aspect had misplaced to Lens final weekend.

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