The head of the French Football Federation Le Grey called the incident in the game “Paris” – “Lyon” a disaster
MOSCOW, 18 Dec – French Football Federation President Noel Le Grae considers the incident with the participation of fans in the 1/32 finals of the national cup Paris – Lyon disastrous.
The game was interrupted on Friday night after the first half due to fan behavior. They used pyrotechnics, shouted insults and broke into the field. The fate of the meeting will become known later.
“We are waiting for the collection of all the facts in order to start an investigation,” Le Parisien newspaper quotes Le Grey with reference to RMC Sport radio. Monday we will work on the incident, the disciplinary committee will convene after consultation with lawyers. “
According to the source, after Friday’s game, the Minister of Sports expressed dissatisfaction with the president of the federation in connection with the incident and asked for an immediate response.
In the current season of the French Championship, matches have been interrupted several times due to incidents with fans. In November, the game “Lyon” – “Marseille” was disrupted after a bottle thrown from the podium hit the head of the guests’ footballer Dimitri Payet. Lyon was punished with a loss of one point and two matches without spectators. In August, the meeting between Nice and Marseille was stopped due to the throwing of bottles on the field by the hosts’ fans.