ASSE: Sanctions for the derby at OL, the Greens prepare the riposte - Olympique Lyonnais - FOOT 01

Photo Icon Sport

Between Lyon and Saint-Etienne, the pressure begins to rise in view of the 23 derby next November. The Rhone fans are waiting for this match at Groupama Stadium on a firm footing, as the first banner, posted by the South Kop at the end of the match against Hoffenheim in the Champions League on Wednesday (2-2), launched hostilities. But on the side of the green fans, it's still the soup with a grimace before moving to OL. Absent the derby for five years now, the St Etienne will not be able to go to Lyon, knowing that the LFP has decided to close the visitor park of Sainté in the Rhone. A sanction of the Disciplinary Committee, because of a "Use of pyrotechnic devices and objects" made during the match Nîmes-ASSE last month, which does not like at all in Saint-Etienne ...

"AS Saint-Etienne takes note of the decision of the Disciplinary Committee of the Professional Football League concerning the closure of the visitors sector in the next match outside the professional team. The club is waiting to receive notification of this sanction to know the reasons and decide on a possible appeal. ASSE has seven days from notification of the decision to appeal ", threw, in a statement, the club Forez, who promises to use all means possible to bring his Greens Park OL, while Jean-Michel Aulas said he was ready to host rival fans for the first time since 2013. But difficult to think that the League will reconsider its decision, especially for this meeting under high tension ...

This article appeared first on FOOT 01