Ivorian crocked

Marseille striker Kone suffers broken cheekbone

January 29, 2009
Marseille have confirmed forward Bakari Kone fractured his cheekbone during the 1-0 defeat to Lyon in the last 32 of the Coupe de France.

The Ivory Coast international was knocked out when his head collided with the knee of Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris midway through the first half of the match at the Stade Gerland.

Kone spent the night in hospital where he underwent tests, and is now due to see a face specialist.

"After his violent clash with Lyon goalkeeper Hugo ...

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