Lyon to play behind closed doors pending investigation, league says


Nov 22 (Reuters) – Olympique Lyonnais could have to play their Ligue 1 video games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the group bother that prompted Sunday’s match towards Olympique de Marseille to be deserted, the French League (LFP) stated on Monday.

The recreation was referred to as off virtually two hours after Marseille’s Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle thrown from the Groupama Stadium’s stands after 5 minutes.

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Reporting by Julien Pretot
Editing by David Goodman

Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - Olympique Lyonnais v Olympique de Marseille - Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France - November 21, 2021  Fans leaving the stadium after Olympique de Marseille's Dimitri Payet was hit by a water bottle thrown by a fan, causing the match to be suspended REUTERS/Benoit Tessier