Recently sanctioned after the events that occurred during his trip to Nice, Olympique de Marseille is again hit by the LFP. This time, it is the attitude of the supporters of OM against AS Saint-Étienne that is condemned.
The OM again in the sights of the LFP
It’Olympique de Marseille again in the crosshairs of the Professional Football League. Meeting on Wednesday, the Disciplinary Commission of the LFP again sanctioned the OM. The Phocaean club receives a fine following the use of smoke during the reception of AS Saint-Étienne during the 4th day of Ligue 1 Uber Eats. A meeting that had ended in a success of the men of Jorge Sampaoli 3 goals to 1. “Olympique de Marseille-AS Saint-Étienne of August 28, 2021. Behaviour of Olympique de Marseille supporters: use of pyrotechnics. 30.000 € fine including 16.000€ by revocation of the suspension and closure for two games with suspended sectors Commando Ultra 84 and Fanatics of the Orange Velodrome “, says the release of the League.
An ongoing dispute between Marseille and the LFP
This is the second time in the space of a week that Olympique de Marseille finds itself sanctioned by the LFP. Two OM players had already been struck by the League at the last meeting of its Disciplinary Committee. Dimitri Payet and Alvaro Gonzalez had received one suspended game and two suspended games respectively. This followed the scuffles at Allianz Riviera against OGC Nice. OM Physical Trainer, Pablo Fernandez is suspended from the sideline, referees locker room and all official duties until June 2022. Director of Communication of the Olympique de Marseille, Jacques Cardoze has already railed against these PSL sanctions. The Marseille manager does not rule out appealing.