Champions League: Memphis Depay Is 'furious' Over Donkey Banner Aimed At Teammate Marcelo

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Champions League: Lyon captain Memphis Depay publicly lashed out at a fan who invaded the pitch holding a disgraceful poster aimed at teammate Marcelo.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Lyon qualified for the UEFA Champions League knockout stage with a 2-2 draw against RB Leipzig on Tuesday night. The home team fought back from two goals down to end the match level with the Germans at the final whistle. However, there were was a controversial incident that occurred when a Lyon fan invaded the pitch with a hateful poster aimed at OL player - Marcelo.

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Memphis Depay lashes out at Lyon fan over disgraceful Marcelo poster

Marcelo has been on the suffering end of fan abuse for his performances in the French Ligue this season. However, OL captain Memphis Depay demonstrated that he would not tolerate any hate from club fans. Depay reacted angrily to a fan who ran onto the pitch at full-time with a banner showing a donkey and the words: “Marcelo leave the club” written on it. In the post-match interview with RMC Sport, Memphis Depay revealed that he was left furious at the manner in which Lyon fans behaved and asked for a change in attitude from the club's supporters.

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