The president of Olympique Lyonnais was indignant at the sanction after the bottle was thrown at the OM player.
Jean-Michel Aulas persists and signs. The president of OL will contest this Tuesday afternoon before the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF) the sanction imposed on his club, following the aggression of the Marseillais Dimitri Payet four minutes after the start of “L’Olympico” on November 21 (14e Ligue 1 day).
Aulas said he was indignant at the conservatory closed session in force Wednesday evening against the Stade de Reims (9 p.m. – 4 p.m.e j.). For the boss of Gones, this does not correspond to the judgments rendered this season in L1 in other more serious cases, such as the entry of supporters on the lawn or physical clashes.
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He also highlights the measures taken by his club against the one who threw a bottle of water at Payet: “ We were able to identify it right away, he recalls in an interview with The team. The stewards came to intercept him to hand him over to the police. “
The individual was then judged in immediate appearance and sentenced (5 years of stadium ban and six months suspended imprisonment). ” What else and better could we do ? », Insists JMA.
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From the moment an individual sanction has been imposed, OL do not have to pay collectively for it (match lost, point withdrawn…), sums up the French businessman. The disciplinary committee of the LFP is expected to render its decision on December 8.