Olympique Lyon have to fear for European exclusion

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Olympique Lyon have to seriously fear for exclusion from European football. The UEFA, the French club Monday for four different offences charged.

Lyon still has a provisional two-year suspension open, after irregularities in the quarter finals of the Europa League against Besiktas in 2017. The current number four of the French Ligue 1 was then also a fine of 100,000 euros.

Fans of the French club misbehaving last week Thursday during the return in the eighth finals of the Europa League against CSKA Moscow again. The UEFA, the club of Memphis Depay and Kenny Tete indicted for riot, throwing objects on the field, racism, and the block of stairs in the stadium.

According to the French police went to a group of about 150 supporters outside the stadium, the confrontation with the agents.

“If a new offence is committed during the period of the suspended sentence, the suspended sentence to take effect”, the UEFA regulations. “This can be added to any penalties for the new offence.”


Lyon is after a 2-3 thuisnederlaag against CSKA Moscow eliminated in the eighth finals of the Europa League. The heenwedstrijd in Moscow was still with a 0-1 win. Because Lyon is turned off, covers the UEFA the case only at the end of the season on 31 may.

Also Olympique Marseille was Monday indicted by the UEFA as supporters for the riots would have provided, and with fireworks, have thrown in the match against Athletic Bilbao.

The final of the Europa League is on the 16th may at the stadium of Olympique Lyon played.


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