Having played for OM (2006-2014) and OL (2015-2017), Mathieu Valbuena is well placed to talk about the rivalry between Marseillais and Lyonnais. Guest of Rothen ignites on RMC on Wednesday, the 39-year-old from Bordeaux returned to the serious accident of Lyon coach Fabio Grosso on Sunday evening, which occurred following the stone-breaking of the OL bus by Marseille supporters before the 'Olympic'. The former France team player has noticed an increase in violence when the two clubs clash.
“This rivalry between Lyon and Marseille is growing more and more. I feel like there is hatred on both sides. There wasn't that before. Maybe my signing in Lyon started something. Today, there are no more limits. If we let this pass, it will start again,” analyzed the player from Apollon Limassol (Cyprus).
“For me, it’s not OM lovers who do that. They punish supporters who come to see a match. Maybe it will fall on OM, but if we don't make strong and fair decisions, it will continue.
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