Martin Terrier: Lyon winger collapses during Ligue 1 clash against Toulouse

Martin Terrier: Lyon winger collapses during Ligue 1 clash against Toulouse

- Martin Terrier sent football fans into a panic after collapsing in their Ligue 1 clash against Toulouse

- The French club confirmed he was getting better after the game which ended 3-0 in their favour

- It was later confirmed the youngster suffered from low blood pressure

- Terrier has played 25 times for Lyon this season, scoring four goals in the process

Olympique Lyon star Martin Terrier scared the entire football world after fainting in his side's Ligue 1 clash against Toulouse at the Groupama Stadium.

The 22-year-old Frenchman was rushed to the hospital after collapsing without anybody coming close or any activity around him.

He was said to have gone down on his back having breathed heavily during the clash that ended 3-0 in favour of the hosts.

Karl Toko Ekambi was later introduced into the game to take his place and the 27-year-old marked his debut for the French club with a goal.

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Lyon after the match however confirmed the French star fainted due to low blood pressure but has regained his consciousness.

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"Martin Terrier was a victim of a vasovagal attack earlier during [the first-half]. Our player is better and has regained consciousness," Lyon tweeted.

Terrier is one of the hottest prospects to emerge from Lille academy and went on to seal a switch to Lyon in 2018 for a fee of around £10 million.

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He has featured 25 times for the Rudi Garcia-tutored side, scoring four goals and bagging one assist.

The victory saw Lyon moved to fifth position on the table with 32 points from 21 appearances - one point behind Montpellier who are fourth on the log and 20 points shy of table-toppers PSG.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Neymar Jr scored twice to inspire Paris Saint Germain to a 2-0 victory over Victor Osimhen's Lille at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on Sunday, January 27.

The former Barcelona forward opened scoring for the Parisians in the 28th minute and doubled his side's lead seven minutes into the second half.

After completing his brace in the meeting, the winger dedicated his second goal to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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