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Soccer-Lyon v Marseille abandoned after Payet hit by bottle

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LYON, France (Reuters) -The Ligue 1 game between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille was abandoned after Marseille’s Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle hurled from the stands at the Groupama Stadium on Sunday, throwing France’s Ligue 1 into fresh turmoil. Payet fell to the ground as he was getting ready to take a corner kick after five minutes, and both teams were sent to the dressing room by referee Ruddy Buquet, who then decided to abandon the match after a suspension of almost two hours. Payet, who according to the French League (LFP) was also subject to “discriminatory insults”, l…

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