Marseille beat Paris St-Germain in Ligue 1 on Sunday in a match that had five players sent off including Neymar.
Neymar left the pitch after he was sent off after an injury time brawl. The Brazilian told the fourth official he had heard a racist comment, BBC reports
Surprisingly, PSG lost their opening two Ligue 1 games for the first time since 1984-85. Florian Thauvin scored the only goal for Maeselle.
The match took a different patteren as a late brawl started which led to the sending off of Neymar, PSG substitutes Leandro Paredes and Layvin Kurzawa, and Marseille duo Jordan Amavi and Dario Benedetto.
On the reaction of the referee, he watched a VAR replay of a punch from Neymar before showing him a straight red card.
Neymar also reacted, by making comments after the match. He said, in a tweet that his “only regret” was not hitting Alvaro Gonzalez in the face, having struck him on the back of the head.