Sanctioned as a precautionary measure of a closed session covering two matches, RC Lens does not intend to leave unpunished the excesses observed on Saturday in Bollaert on the sidelines of the North derby.
A lawn invaded at the break by Lensois supporters determined to do battle with their Lille counterparts, such is the sad spectacle observed on Saturday at Bollaert within the framework of the North derby also won by the Sang et Or (1-0). At the break, everything got out of hand – and Racing found itself already sanctioned a two-match closed session (against Strasbourg on Wednesday and Reims on 1is October). This pending the final verdict that the Disciplinary Commission of the LFP will deliver on October 6.
« The Racing Club de Lens takes note of the drastic measures taken during the disciplinary committee organized today, namely the total closed door of the Bollaert-Delelis stadium as a precaution until the delivery of the final decision, can we read this Monday in an official press release from the artesian club. Racing takes the full measure of this decision and notes that beyond the fervor of its den, a central component of its identity, it is thereby cut off from significant economic resources linked to the absence of supporters and partners. for the next two meetings. »
A complaint also against Lille
That being said, RC Lens directly deplores the behavior of its fans, and in particular the tifo insulting to the Losc (Lillois Merda) deployed in the stands before kick-off – tifo which did not correspond to the project initially announced to management. » The Racing Club de Lens will meet on Wednesday the representatives of the groups of supporters concerned by the current identification procedures. The club will present them with the appropriate sanctions retained for each type of reprehensible behavior and in particular for those who exceeded their role on Saturday, by attempting to take the place of the authorities to restore order following the scenes of chaos observed in the visitor parking lot. “, Promise the Blood and Gold.
Finally, if they intend to inflict their own sanctions on their supporters, the Lensois leaders do not forget the Lille troublemakers either. « The club specifies that it will obviously file a complaint against the opposing supporters who have made unspeakable gestures and behavior. The Disciplinary Commission of the LFP, still on a precautionary basis, has not forgotten the Losc either, pronouncing against its supporters, and until further notice, the suspension of travel abroad.
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