RC Lens – LOSC: the LFP bangs its fist on the table and gives the first sanctions

Following the incidents that occurred this weekend in the northern derby between RC Lens and LOSC, the LFP met on Monday afternoon to rule on the first sanctions.

Unsurprisingly, the blood and gold club receives a closed session for the next two home league games, namely the receptions of RC Strasbourg and Stade de Reims on September 22 and October 1. A decision taken while waiting to know the final verdict in a few days. For Lille too, a ban on movement and closure of the visitor parking lot for matches played outside until the pronouncement of the final measure. As a reminder, clashes between supporters of both camps erupted Saturday afternoon at half-time in this northern derby finally won 1-0 by RC Lens.

Here is the press release from the LFP:

In view of the serious excesses and incidents that occurred during the RC Lens – LOSC Lille meeting (6th day of Ligue 1 Uber Eats), the Disciplinary Commission of the LFP decides to put the case under investigation and pronounces the two measures as a precaution. following:

  • Total behind closed doors at the Félix Bollaert-Delelis stadium until the final measure is pronounced. The RC Lens – RC Strasbourg Alsace and RC Lens – Stade de Reims meetings respectively scheduled on Wednesday September 22, 2021 at 9 p.m. and Friday October 1, 2021 at 9 p.m. are affected by this precautionary measure.
  • Closure of the visitors’ parking lot at LOSC Lille for away matches until the final measure is pronounced. The meeting against RC Strasbourg Alsace scheduled for Saturday September 25, 2021 at 7 p.m. is affected by this precautionary measure. The decisions will be rendered at the end of the session of Wednesday, October 6, 2021 during which the instructor will submit his report. ”
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