Ligue 1: Nîmes-Angers, scheduled for Saturday, postponed to a later date

The match scheduled Saturday night between Nimes and Angers, on behalf of the 20th day of Ligue 1, is postponed at the request of the prefecture of Gard.


The match between Nimes and Angers counting for the 20th day of Ligue 1, initially scheduled for Saturday at 20 hours, is postponed to a later date, announced Thursday the Professional Football League (LFP).

Because of the "yellow vests". "The Competition Commission of the LFP will set the date of the meeting later," postponed "at the request of the prefecture of Gard," said a statement from the League. The decision was taken "because of the context", said the prefecture of Gard to AFP without further details. The "yellow vests" remain strongly mobilized in this department, as in the neighboring Hérault.

Two other staggered matches. The schedule of the 20th day of the championship has been slightly modified to allow law enforcement to focus on the new events scheduled this weekend. Thus, the match Caen-Lille was advanced from Saturday to Friday 19 hours and that between Dijon and Montpellier has been shifted from Saturday to Sunday, 17 hours.

REF: https://www.europe1.fr/sport/ligue-1-nimes-angers-prevu-samedi-reporte-a-une-date-ulterieure-3836345