The game of leader Paris Saint-Germain in the French league against Montpellier next Saturday. The police in Paris requested the duel to be postponed, because that day a large demonstration of the now well known ‘yellow shirts’ in the capital is held. The French football federation will with both clubs go in search of a new date.
The match between PSG and Montpellier was normal Saturday at 16 hours on the program. The team from Paris, with 43 points from fifteen matches firmly on the head in Ligue 1. Montpellier is the surprise number two in the standings, fourteen points behind the sterrenploeg of trainer Thomas Tuchel, where Neymar out with a knee injury, and the weekend rest, so good use of.
The past two Saturdays, there were two major events of actievoerende citizens, now better known as the ‘Cardigans Jaunes’ (yellow bibs) in Paris. Politieprefect Michel Delpuech stresses the seriousness of the situation.
“The Arc de Triomphe vandalized, grilles of the Tuileries garden to be torn off, vehicles burnt, shops looted… The violence of the last weekend in Paris is unseen. Also in the 16th arrondissement, where the stadium of PSG, Parc des Princes,” says Delpuech. When the manifestations were 412 people were arrested and the damage, according to mayor Anne Hidalgo to almost 4 million euros.
Something more fun of nature stopped a few yellow vests on Friday, the team bus of FC Nantes, who was on his way to the airport of Loire after the 3-0 defeat against Saint-Étienne. Only when the players in the photo went with the campaigners, if the bus pass.