Good authorities open probe into deserted Ligue 1 match


Authorities in Good have opened a probe into the incidents which brought about the abandonment of Sunday’s Ligue 1 match between Good and Marseille, the native prosecutor’s workplace instructed AFP on Monday.

“An investigation is underway, however nobody has been taken into custody” at this stage, mentioned the prosecutor’s workplace.

Sunday’s match was deserted after residence followers invaded the pitch after 75 minutes with their group main 1-0 and angrily confronted opposing participant Dimitri Payet, who had thrown a bottle lobbed at him again into the gang.

A safety cordon of stewards, wearing yellow vests, tried to stem the pitch invasion earlier than a brawl broke out between gamers of the 2 groups, supporters and employees.

The referee then led each groups off to the protection of the dressing room.

Eighty minutes after the sport was suspended, Good mentioned they needed to restart.

“The choice was taken by the authorities to renew the match, however Marseille don’t need to,” Good president Jean-Pierre Rivere instructed broadcaster Prime Video.

Marseille refused with membership officers claiming their gamers’ security couldn’t be assured.

“Our gamers have been attacked,” mentioned Marseille president Pablo Longoria.

“The league needed the match to restart. We determined for the protection of our gamers, who have been attacked in the course of the pitch invasion, to not resume as a result of the protection of our gamers was not assured.”

“The referee was with us, he confirmed to (Marseille coach) Jorge Sampaoli and me that security was not assured and determined to cease the sport.”




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