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(Video) 38 seconds: Marseille’s Michy Batshuayi scores in same time it takes Steven Gerrard to see red

Michy Batshuayi made an instant impact on Sunday evening when he came on for Olympique Marseille against Racing Club de Lens, taking only 38 seconds to score a goal – the same time it took Steven Gerrard to get a straight red card for Liverpool against Manchester United earlier in the day.

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The Belgian forward was brought on by Marcelo Bielsa at the break as he looked to break down a stubborn Lens side with the scores still at 0-0.

It only took the striker 38 seconds to open the scoring and break the home side’s resolve, profiting from a Rudy Riou blunder to fire OM ahead.

Coincidentally, it took Batshuayi exactly the same amount of time to score a goal as it took Gerrard to see red against Manchester United following his introduction from the bench against Manchester United in the derby of England.

The Liverpool skipper responded to a foul on Ander Herrera with a stamp, leaving the referee with no choice but to curtail his participation with less than a minute played!

Two polarising impacts within the same time frame.

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