Former French international Dimitri Payet (34) was thrown and hit by opposing fans for the second time this season.  (Archive photo)

Disgusting scene! Olympique Marseilles captain Dimitri Payet was hit on the head with a water bottle by a chaotic from the fan block of Olympique Lyon.

Lyon – Brutal scene during the duel between Olympique Lyon and Olympique Marseille! It took its course after just two minutes, when some angry members of the home team threw objects onto the field.

Former French international Dimitri Payet (34) was thrown and hit by opposing fans for the second time this season. (Archive photo) © dpa / Peter Powell / EPA

OM player Dimitri Payet (34) could not take a corner. Two turns of the pointer later, the situation seemed to have calmed down, which is why the Marseille captain wanted to carry out the standard.

As he was preparing the ball and his back was turned to the Lyon supporters, he was hit hard on the left temple by a full plastic water bottle and fell to the ground, his face contorted with pain.

Horrified, his teammates rushed to ex-Hertha Matteo Guendouzi (22) and the host kickers around Jerome Boateng (33) and Xherdan Shaqiri (30) on the one hand to cool down the heated fan mood and on the other hand to see how things were going with Payet.

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The 38-time French international was treated on the lawn for several minutes before he was led into the cabin with two ice packs on his head, looking slightly dazed.

Referee Ruddy Buquet sent the two teams straight back there. They are still there. There is even a game break in the room, which would not be a big surprise.

Dimitri Payet (34) had to be treated on the pitch for several minutes before he could be accompanied into the dressing room by the supervisors.

Dimitri Payet (34) had to be treated on the pitch for several minutes before he could be accompanied into the dressing room by the supervisors. © imago images / PanoramIC

After all, such crazy actions occur again and again in France. It was not until August 23 that Payet was hit in the back by a projectile during the OM away game in Nice.

At that time, in his understandable anger, he threw some plastic bottles back on the stands, which is why the angry people freaked out and stormed onto the field. There were also wild scuffles between the teams. Fortunately, that didn’t happen this time.

But why does it hit Payet again and again? The outstanding footballer polarizes with his quarreling manner and is therefore loathed by OM rivals – such as the Lyon supporters.

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But all of this is by no means a reason to cowardly throw off the 2016 vice European champion from behind. Such scandal only further discredited French football.

One can only wish Payet a speedy recovery. The versatile, who was elected to the All-Star team of the EM in 2016, will not have fond memories of his 448th Ligue 1 game.

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