Marseille plays away from public scrutiny while LFP examines firecrackers occurrences

The Marseille will play their next recreations away from plain view while the administering assortment of French football researches the occasions of the thrashing in the group by Lille on Saturday.


The amusement was held for 31 minutes in the second half after a firecracker let go by a fan detonated close to two players.

An announcement by the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) professed to have taken the choice “as a safety effort”.

Marseille’s next home diversion is against Bordeaux on Tuesday 5 February.

“Due to the nature and reality of the certainties, the board of trustees chose to research the case and amid this procedure, as a safety effort, to play away from public scrutiny at all the Orange Velodrome amusements,” said the LFP explanation.

The LFP had recently requested Marseille to close the northern corner of the Orange Velodrome for the Lille and Bordeaux recreations “following the utilization of pyrotechnic gadgets and the utilization of lasers”.

Kevin Strootman and Jordan Amavi of Marseille got away safe and the ref killed the two gatherings of players from the field.

The diversion began with a 10-minute strike from home fans in challenge against the proprietors and the club’s mentor.

The Ligue 1 undeniable match likewise observed nine yellow and red cards – with previous Newcastle midfielder Florian Thauvin sent off for the hosts for two bookable infractions.

Lille won 2-1 with Pepe who scored the two objectives and Mario Balotelli getting a reassurance for Marseille in its first presentation.

Marseille has won just once since the finish of November. Around then, they were killed from three container races and went down to seventh place in the class.

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