Lorient postpone Ligue 1 clash with Lyon because of to UNSAFE pitch… as the Stade du Moustoir pays price tag for scorching heatwaves and enjoying host to the community Celtic Competition
Lorient have been compelled to simply call off their Ligue 1 dwelling clash with Lyon this Sunday simply because their pitch has been considered unsafe for the players.
The two French sides have been making ready to lock horns in their 2nd league match of the season, but the match has subsequently been postponed to an unconfirmed day in the foreseeable future.
On Friday, the Stade du Moustoir unsuccessful a pitch inspection carried out by Ligue de Soccer Professionnel (LFP), who chose to contact off the match owing to wellbeing and basic safety issues.
Ligue de Soccer Professionnel termed off Lorient’s clash with Lyon because of an unsafe pitch
‘Disappointed’ Lorient supporters will not see their side’s 2nd Ligue 1 match on Sunday as a outcome
The ground’s pitch has been subjected to scorching heatwaves all 7 days and has performed host to various occasions at the Lorient Celtic Competition, which has been working considering that very last Friday.
The French club have ultimately compensated the value for hosting the regional festival in tandem with the commence of the new Ligue 1 marketing campaign.
An official statement from the French governing entire body read through: ‘The LFP Competitions Committee decided on Friday to postpone the match concerning FC Lorient and Olympique Lyonnais to a later date.
The French side beat Rennes 1- very last 7 days but their stadium has considering the fact that failed a pitch inspection
The Stade du Moustoir has hosted various events at the Lorient Celtic Festival considering that previous Friday
‘The fee pointed out that the recent condition of the pitch at Stade du Moustoir did not make sure the protection of the players.
‘As a end result, the LFP Competitions Committee made a decision to postpone the assembly.’
In accordance to Ouest France, the Lorient supporters are ‘disappointed’ by the ‘unprecedented situation’.
Meanwhile, Lyon introduced a assertion to explain Lorient’s pitch as ‘disastrous’, obviously disgruntled by the character of the enforced postponement.
The two sides started their Ligue 1 campaigns with wins final weekend, as Lyon beat Ajaccio 2-1 and Lorient scored a 1- upset against Rennes.