Ousseynou Thioune He was one of the negative protagonists of the football day in France. The player The player of the Sochaux, of the second French division, bit the rival goalkeeper of the Valenciennes, Jerôme Prior, during the meeting between the two teams on Saturday.
The match ended with a goalless draw, but the tension that was experienced on the lawn was palpable for the fans who followed the game, as they committed more than 40 fouls (22 for each team).
Thioune’s assault on Prior happened after the final whistle, when a discussion started that led to a brawl with shoving. Television cameras captured how the Senegalese midfielder approached the goal of Valenciennes, who was oblivious to the discussion, and seems to be saying something in his ear.
However, you see how Prior shoved Thioune hard to get rid of him, and he starts to complain by the rival’s bite, while pointing to the brand with blood on the cheek, which is in the images.
As reported by those in charge of the broadcast, Prior went to the referee after the attack to report who had been bitten by Thioune, who can face an exemplary sanction.
The Valenciennes coach, Olivier Guégan, explained after the incident that “he was in the locker room and I have not seen him, but Jerôme has a bite on the cheek”.