Lyon president says sorry after bottle thrown from crowd hits Dimitri Payet

France Soccer League One
(Image credit: Laurent Cipriani)

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has apologised to Marseille’s Dimitri Payet after the forward was hit by a bottle thrown from the stands which resulted in their match being abandoned.

Fan disorder has blighted Ligue 1 in recent months and Marseille supporters were banned from attending after sanctions against the club for a previous pitch invasion and clash with Angers fans in September.

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