France Ligue 1 has announced that the Nice VS Marseille game which was abandoned due to the in-humane act of the crowd will be replayed on the 27th of October, their might not be fans present as France Ligue 1 also added that the game will be played at a Neutral Location which is to be decided Later.
O.G.C Nice was handed a two-point penalty of which one was cancelled as a result of the fact that Angry Fans invaded the pitch with items and more.. Which you know by now.
LFP – French Professional reportedly ordered Nice to play their next home behind closed doors meaning that no fans will be allowed into the pitch because of the NICE VS MARSEILLE Incident.
LFP deducted two points from OGC Nice’s League points and Suspended one of their players while Olympique Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez and physio Pablo Fernandez were both banned because of their actions during the Fan Invasion Incident.
The point deduction from Nice made them drop positions to Fifth in the Ligue 1 table which is one point away from Olympique Marseille. Prior to winning their respective matches this weekend, both teams have moved up to Third and Fourth.
The Marseille defender involved in the Brawl was just handed a 2-game Suspension, while their medic staff Pablo Fernandez was suspended until June. Despite active involvement in the incident, Dmitri Payet was only Handed a 1 match ban by LFP.
In case you missed the fight, Payet got hit by a bottle at the beginning of the incident which he retaliated by throwing back. Consequent to his retaliation, angry Nice fans invaded the pitch.
The Police attempted to stop the angry Supporters from exchanging Blows and throwing items at Players and Staff who fought back of which they were successful. Nice were leading 1 nil before the match was suspended as Marseille players refused to participate in the match any longer.
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