Serbian goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic was punched within the face in a stunning fan assault throughout Sevilla’s Europa League defeat to PSV Eindhoven within the Netherlands.
Dmitrovic was solely launched to the Sevilla line-up on the final minute after common No. 1 Yassine Bounou was unwell previous to the match.
However the Serbian gloveman not solely conceded two objectives, however was the sufferer of a horrific assault from a pitch invader, who rushed the keeper and punched him within the face.
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Dmitrovic shortly subdued his assailant earlier than safety employees marched the fan from the bottom to loud jeers from the gang. The goalkeeper was apparently unhurt and performed the rest of the match.
Luuk de Jong and Fabio Silva scored for PSV late within the match, whereas the Dutch aspect had Mauro Junior despatched off in stoppage time.
However six-time champions Sevilla progressed from the last-16 tie 3-2 on combination regardless of the 2-0 defeat within the second leg.
Dmitrovic stated (translated from Spanish): “He pushed me from behind after which he received in my face and tried to hit me. I believe it brushed me a bit of on the aspect of the nostril. After which, to be sincere, I actually wished to hit him.
“But it surely’s by no means fairly. If you wish to combat, we go to an occasion or a sport like boxing or something. Right here on this one, within the sport of soccer they don’t deserve these issues, however there may be at all times some, some fan who’s drunk and mad, there may be an fool who assaults, however hey, that shouldn’t occur right here. I hope they punish him like every other who jumps on the sector.”
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