Sunday evening has seen Ligue 1 sides Nice and Marseille clash in a domestic encounter that has had more than just an on-field bite to it.
After Marseille attacker Dimitri Payet appeared to be struck with something from the hostile Nice crowd, the Frenchman’s retaliation sparked chaotic scenes which saw the home fans invade the pitch.
In light of the major incident, the game has now been suspended with both sets of teams instructed to leave the pitch.
Check out the brutal scenes below.
A real Malice in the Palace type situation at the French Riviera between Marseille and Nice.
Ugly scenes after Dimitri Payet got tagged in the face by stupid, moronic Nice fans. Ugly scenes. pic.twitter.com/uRrKS1Eupr
— TWDTV (@TWDTV1) August 22, 2021
Pictures courtesy of Ligue 1