Ligue1analysis.com reports that Lyon president Jean-Michel Ola has been suspended for 10 matches of the French championship, five of which are conditionally, following the incident in the Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Marseille, according to the official website of the French Professional Football League (LFP). If you are interested in betting on League 1 matches, download betting apps on Android.
The Lyon v Marseille match took place on 21 November in Lyon, but was disrupted early in the first half after a fan hit Marseille footballer Dimitri Payet with a bottle in the head. After that, the referee decided to interrupt the game and took the teams to the locker rooms, the match was not resumed. Subsequently, the offender was sentenced to six months in prison on probation for two years, and he was also banned from visiting stadiums for five years.
After the disciplinary authority LFP punished “Lyon” with one point deprivation and two home matches with empty stands. Lyon and the team president responded by saying that they consider the decision to be harsh and endangering the principle of sports justice and reserve the right to appeal.
As noted, Ola’s punishment will come into force on December 21. During the suspension, the Lyon president will not be able to sit on the team bench, dressing room and other areas of the stadium.
As for the “Nantes”, “Nantes” at home was stronger than “Lens” in the 18th round of the French Football Championship. The game ended with a score of 3: 2 in favor of the hosts, who bounced back from the score 0: 2. In the standings “Lens” is fifth with 27 points. Nantes is in 10th place with 25 points. Lens can’t win five matches in a row.
Lille’s footballers tied with Lyon in the 18th round of the French championship.
The meeting, which took place on Sunday in Villeneuve-d’Ascque at the stadium “Pierre Maurois”, ended with a score of 0: 0.
Lille, the reigning champion of the country, have 25 points and are in 11th place in the League 1 table this season. At the same time, the “dogs” extended their unbeaten streak to six matches (two wins, four draws). Lyon (23 points) are in 13th place.
“Marseille” at home lost to “Brest” in the match of the 17th round of the French football championship. The meeting in Marseille ended with the score 2: 1 in favor of “Brest”. The guests responded to Gerson’s goal with accurate strikes from Romain Fevr (52, from the penalty spot) and Franck Honore (69). “Marseille” with 29 points is the second in the standings. “Brest” (24) is on the sixth line.
The Monaco players beat Angers on the road in the 16th round of the French championship.
The meeting in Angers ended with a score of 3: 1. Among the winners, goals were scored by Myron Boadu (24th minute), Sophian Diop (45) and Axel Disasi (73). Goalkeeper Alexander Nyubel (54) scored his own goal. Russian midfielder “Monaco” Alexander Golovin came on as a substitute in the 69th minute and did not score with effective actions.
“Monaco”, gaining 23 points in 16 matches, occupies the seventh place in the standings and is ahead of the next line below “Angers” by one point.
Results of other matches of the day:
“Brest” – “Saint-Etienne” – 1: 0,
“Metz” – “Montpellier” – 1: 3,
Strasbourg – Bordeaux – 5: 2,
“Trois” – “Lorient” – 2: 0.