The 28-year-old was certainly one of 5 gamers despatched off through the match at PSG’s dwelling stadium, Parc des Princes, after a full-scale brawl broke out on the pitch in harm time.
The ahead struck Marseille’s Spanish defender Álvaro González on the again of the top and was proven a straight crimson card by the referee.
As he left the pitch, the ahead is believed to be telling the fourth official about an alleged incident of racist abuse — although later he didn’t instantly title the alleged Marseille participant concerned.
“VAR catching my ‘aggression’ is straightforward … now I need to see the picture of the racist who referred to as me a ‘MONKEY SON OF A B*TCH.’ I might actually like that! If I do a ‘rainbow flick’ you punish me. For a slap, I am despatched off. And them? So what?”
González himself took to Twitter and appeared to disclaim any wrongdoing: “There is no such thing as a place for racism. A clear profession and with many teammates and associates on a day-to-day foundation. Typically it’s a must to learn to lose and settle for it on the sphere. Unimaginable three factors as we speak, Allez l’OM thanks household.”
In post-match press conferences, each PSG supervisor Thomas Tuchel and Marseille supervisor André Villas-Boas careworn there was no place for racism within the sport.
“Racism, in all societies, in soccer, in sport, in our lives, it may well’t exist, that is clear. However, actually, I have never heard something like that as we speak, nor has the referee, after all,” stated Tuchel.
Villas-Boas, in the meantime, added on the incident: “Neymar was a little bit bit irritated with this case, I hope there’s nothing, I hope it will not put darkness on this victory […] Alvaro is an skilled participant. Clearly, there isn’t a room for racism in soccer, however I do not assume that was the case.”
CNN didn’t instantly hear again from PSG, Marseille and Ligue 1 when contacted for remark.
Florian Thauvin scored the sport’s solely aim when he transformed Dimitri Payet’s lengthy free kick into the PSG field within the first half.
The heated affair ended with 14 playing cards being proven — 5 of which had been crimson — as Marseille received on the Parc des Princes for the primary time since February 2010.
In addition to Neymar, PSG’s Layvin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes and Marseille’s Jordan Amavi and Darío Benedetto had been all dismissed because of the brawl within the sport’s closing levels.