Serious incidents took place in the derby match between Nice vs Marseille, in the Ligue 1 this Sunday. Some hefty sanctions took place, which the league’s disciplinary committee handed out. Some of the players from the Nice club ended up their way by running in the field at the Allianz Riviera. It was when Dimitri Payet threw back a bottle back into the audience, which was earlier thrown to his back.
L’Equipe announced that there will be no decisions concerning the controversy which took place between the players and the crowd. Also, they added that there will be a discussion on the possible closure of Nice’s stadium and whether the match will go on or not.
Investigations on the way
It is decided that the first step on solving this issue, will be done via an open period of investigations, as well as prosecutions. It will be initiated under the criminal justice system. This whole thing will be done based on the individual complaints, presented by the players, fans, and staff.
As per the sources, the disciplinary committee will start investigating this for a period of three to six months and will take immediate measures accordingly. The temporary closure of the famous South Stand is announced, where is the Nice’s Ultras are located for a minimum of 4 games.
Points deduction in Nice vs Marseille match
Points will certainly be deducted in the match between Nice vs Marseille, and for both the teams. For Nice, their points will be deducted for their actions on Saturday and they didn’t respect the league authorities’ order. For Marseille, their points will be deducted as they didn’t return to play when the game was in its final minutes. It is to be seen what happens next, and what is the outcome of the investigations.