Michael Olise gave it back to Millwall fans after being hit on the head by a bottle.© Twitter
While taking a corner, Olise was hit flush on the head by a bottle thrown from the stands. The player then proceeded to kick the bottle off the pitch and signalled to the Millwall to keep it coming.
His reaction the entire incident has gone viral on social media:
Michael Olise really got hit by a bottle from the Milwall crowd and told them to keep it coming Flushed face pic.twitter.com/xKRcv7zdPx
— SKYSPORTS (@jvskysports) January 8, 2022
Olise hit on the head by a bottle, then giving it to the Scumwall fans. My guy. pic.twitter.com/hJD4q5HfnG
— Ryan Cunningham (@Ryceezy) January 8, 2022
Apart from his gutsy stand against the opposition fans, Olise was just as brilliant in the game.
Crystal Palace came from behind to beat Millwall 2-1 in the South London derby. The match was also marred by the home fans booing when the Eagles took a knee before kick-off.
“We as a football club are against any kind of discrimination and of course this is not something we want to see on the field,” said Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira.
Benik Afobe had given Millwall the lead in the 17th minute, but after the break Crystal Palace came out all guns blazing.
Olise scored the equaliser with a stunning strike in the 46th minute and followed it up by providing an assist for teammate Jean-Philippe Mateta in 58th minute as Palace took a 2-1 lead.
They held on till the end to book their place in the next round of the FA Cup.
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