The French League decided to re-match Nice with its guest, Marseille, and hold it on a neutral stadium without the presence of the public, after the unfortunate events that took place at the Allianz Riviera stadium, the stronghold of the Nice team, on August 22, as part of the third round of matches. French league.
The Disciplinary Committee also decided to deduct two points from Nice’s balance (one of which is suspended), and Alvaro Gonzalez of Marseille was suspended for two matches, in addition to the suspension of captain Dimitri Payet for one match.
The crisis began when Nice fans threw empty bottles at Marseille players and Dimitri Payet, while he was taking a corner kick in the 75th minute of the match..
Payet responded to the Nice fans by throwing bottles again at them, he and a number of the team’s players, led by Matteo Guendouzi, and it was only from the fans that I went to the field, and clashed with the Marseille players and tried to attack them and technical director Jorge Sampaoli..
The referee of the meeting had decided not to complete the match, but the technical staff of Olympique Marseille and the players refused to play in such an atmosphere, and accordingly it was considered that the latter withdrew and canceled the match.
It is worth noting that Paris Saint-Germain leads the French League table with 12 points, after 4 rounds of the competition’s life.