Neymar Accuses Marseille Defender, Gonzalez Of Racism After Being Sent Off For Slapping

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Accuses Defender, Of Racism After Being Sent Off For Slapping

Neymar was one of three Paris Saint-Germain players to see a red card as their Ligue 1 return against Marseille descended into chaos on Sunday.

The Brazilian star accused Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez of racism as he exited the pitch after his red card, which was earned when he slapped the defender on the back of the head in a game-ending brawl.

Pitchside microphones caught Neymar making the accusation to the fourth official, and the forward then repeated his assertion to a nearby camera after VAR confirmed his red card.Paris Saint-Germain vs Marseille Serie A game ended is a complete chaos as Neymar and four other players were given red cards and sent off the pitch at the Parc des Princes.

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On Sunday September 13, headlines of racism, spitting and red cards emerged from what should have been a footballing exhibition in the French capital. The game was so chaotic that 36 fouls were committed and 12 yellow cards handed out inside the 90 minutes before a fight  between Argentine pair Dario Benedetto and Leandro Paredes grew into an all fight.

Neymar was involved in a constant spat with Alvaro Gonzalez all evening. The Brazilian and the Spaniard then came head-to-head in stoppage time before Neymar clipped him round the back of the head.

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PSG then had to play out the final minutes with eight men, while Marseille played with nine. Marseille thought they had made it 2-0 through Dario Benedetto but the linesman’s flag saved the day for PSG. They also had a goal ruled out through Angel Di Maria. At the end of the match, PSG loss 0-1 to Marseille. The rivalry between the two French giants is one of the biggest in Ligue 1

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Olayemi Olatunji

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