Coronavirus: OL-OM could also be played in front of only 1,000 spectators – Foot – L1 – Coronavirus

The Prefect of the Rhône will hold a press conference on Monday to detail the new measures taken in Lyon and in the Rhône to try to stop the circulation of the virus, which is increasingly important in Lyon. On Thursday, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, cited the city among the territories where the “Deteriorated (health) situation”.

At OL, the possibility of reducing the tonnage from 5,000 to 1,000 people for major events is of concern. Such a measure has already been taken in Bordeaux, Marseille or Nice. In Lyon too, it would have consequences on the reception of supporters. For the Olympics game to start.

We do not leave a priori for a closed session

Xavier Pierrot, Director of Groupama Stadium

Nice-PSG will take place behind closed doors on Sunday (1 p.m.) and Marseille will receive Lille in front of 1,000 spectators on the same day (9 p.m.), as already Thursday against Saint-Etienne (0-2). Lyon, which stumbled (0-0) on Nîmes on Friday night at Groupama Stadium in front of 4,500 spectators, will no longer play there before October 4 and the reception of OM for one of the big posters of the season.

“We are looking at the situation, awaiting prefectural decisions”, explains to Progress Xavier Pierrot, director of Groupama Stadium. “We are not leaving a priori for a closed session”, he adds. Subscribers “boxes” could be the selected spectators, understands the daily. Which recalls that the OL-OM match is usually the promise of a recipe of 3 to 4 million euros.


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