Fan Invades Pitch during Marseille's Clash with PSG, Tries to Stop Messi's Attacking Move

Fan Invades Pitch during Marseille's Clash with PSG, Tries to Stop Messi's Attacking Move

  • A Marseille supporter invaded the pitch during a Ligue 1 match against league leaders Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade Valedronne
  • The male fan stormed into the pitch trying to stop Lionel Messi who was making an attacking threat towards the home team
  • The match ended in a goalless draw as the Parisians had to play most of the second half with ten men following Achraf Hakimi's sending off

Lionel Messi was approached by a Marseille fan who beat the stadium security during Paris Saint-Germain's trip to the Stade Valedronne, Give Me Sport, The Sun.

How the incident went down between the Marseille fan and Messi

The Argentine was in an attacking position when the supporter stormed the pitch to reach him as the match was temporarily stopped.

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Messi and pitch invader
Fan invades pitch during Marseille's clash with PSG as he reached out to Lionel Messi who was making a counter-attacking move. Photo by Arnold Jerocki and John Berry
Source: Getty Images

The fan was hurled off the field with a few minutes left in the game but Marseille could be punished for other incidents during the game.

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Objects were thrown at PSG players while attempting to take some of the corner-kicks during the hostile game.

Summary of the Marseille vs PSG game

The French 'Le Classique' ended in a 0-0 draw as Mauricio Pochettino's side were lucky not to have lost the game.

Achraf Hakimi was sent off in the early minutes of the second half and Marseille failed to capitalize on the one-man disadvantaged side.

The high-flying Moroccan committed a professional foul to prevent the home side from scoring while he was the last defender in line.

The Parisians also had to thank Keylor Navas who made stunning saves to keep his team in the match and earn a draw.

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The result meant that PSG remain on top of the Ligue 1 table with seven points clear of Lens as Marseille who have a game at hand stayed in fourth position.

Mbappe makes intimidating gesture to RB Leipzig players

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Kylian Mbappe proved he has a funny character outside the pitch after he was spotted making a gesture before Paris Saint-Germain's clash with RB Leipzig, Instagram.

As the teams were lined up in the hallway at Parc des Princes, the Frenchman was spotted making a gesture as if he was scared of something.

The 22-year-old was seen by a Leipzig player as the France international saw the funny side of his behaviour before walking into the field.

Source: Legit

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