the D1 Arkema match between PSG and Reims definitively stopped after firecrackers and fireworks were thrown

The French women’s championship match between Paris Saint-Germain and Reims was definitively stopped after a half-hour interruption on Saturday.

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PSG player Sakina Karchaoui during the match against Olympique Lyonnais, October 1, in D1 Arkema (FR?D?RIQUE GRANDO / MAXPPP)

New images of firecrackers on French lawns. Six days after the Montpellier-Clermont match in Ligue 1, definitively stopped after a firecracker was sent into the feet of Clermont goalkeeper Mory Diaw, the PSG-Reims match, counting for the 4th day of D1 Arkema, has definitively ended for similar events this Saturday, October 14.

Barely seconds after the resumption of the second period, a large quantity of fireworks were fired towards the pitch, and firecrackers were thrown onto the pitch of the Stade Léo-Lagrange in Poissy, where the match took place. encounter. Already in the first period, firecrackers had been thrown, without leading to the interruption of the match. The second salvo, much more intense, forced the match referee to evacuate the field. The score was then 0-0.

The Reims club indicated that all of its players were “safe”. “The players are doing very well“, confirmed the Stade de Reims technician, Amandine Miquel, at the microphone of Canal + football. The coach had also announced her wish to see the match restart after the incidents. Paris Saint-Germain simply clarified in a post on X (formerly Twitter) that the fate of this meeting will soon be studied by the competent committee.

The meeting took place exceptionally in Poissy, in Yvelines, a town in which the Parisian club had its new training center built, and not in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, where the PSG women’s section traditionally plays.

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