Lyon has announced that the Coupe de France tie at Paris FC has been abandoned and fans will not be able to participate in the away game due to spectator trouble.
The final 64 clashes at the French capital, Charlesti Stadium, were interrupted in the second half at scoreline 1-1 after the goals of Paris FC Gaetin Laura and Lyon’s Moussa Dembele.
The supporters seemed to be fighting on the stand, some flares were thrown before many fans entered the pitch, and the game stopped continuing.
The match will not continue and will be permanently interrupted. #PFCOL
— Olympique Lyonnais (@OL_English) December 17, 2021
The French League 1 match in Marseille on November 21 was also canceled and Lyon docked after the spectators threw a bottle that hit Dimitri Payet. Point out as a punishment.
Lyon issued a statement on Saturday, identifying the responsible person, explaining his intention to provide them with a lifetime stadium ban, and explaining that supporters would not be allowed in away matches during the investigation.
“From Friday night, Olympique Lyonnais has been made available to investigators and authorities, shedding light on all actions taken during tonight and establishing responsibility. [an] Agricultural bombs, smoke bombs, violence, and invasion of the ground in the parking lot at the start of half-time, “read the club’s statement.
“Olympique Lyonnais takes on all its responsibilities and shows its extreme determination to see the people involved, regardless of club membership, being sanctioned.
“Therefore, Olympique Lyonnais decides to file a complaint after the outbreak of this violence and will take the strictest measures against those involved after identity verification, including Lyon’s supporters involved.
“The Olympique Lyonnais security team has already begun analyzing all images and will be free to use all tools to punish each identified person. Olympique Lyonnais bans the stadium for life. Apply the maximum penalties, including powerfully and determinedly.
“Stakeholders have no place in the stadium and violence in the stadium is no longer tolerated. These are subject to technical coordination and need to be better organized to identify troublemakers. Must be firmly criticized by all soccer players, including a group of supporters.
“More than ever, we must eradicate these hooligans and, by their actions, expel not only football, but all those who are the enemies of the clubs they claim.
“In this context, Olympique Lyonnais decides to ban a group of away match supporters until further notice and light is shed on identifying the perpetrators.”
Noel Le Grae, president of the French Football Federation (FFF), explained that the Disciplinary Commission will meet to discuss potential course of action to address the issue of French football.
“We are waiting to get all the elements before we communicate,” Le Graet told RMC Sport. “Obviously, I mourn these miserable incidents.
“I don’t want to get involved in the controversy. On Monday, all the teams in the federation will be active. The disciplinary action should meet that day after discussing with the Legal Department.”
– Soccer Sports
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