The mach counting for the 20th day between Lorient and Dijon has been postponed because of the Covid.
JEFF PACHOUD / AFP
The Lorient-Dijon match counting for the 20th in Ligue 1, scheduled for Sunday, has been postponed because more than ten players from the Breton club are affected by Covid-19, the Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday.
This is the first match postponed due to the pandemic since the Marseille-Nice of the 11th day, decision dating from November 17.
First game postponed for two months
Lorient-Dijon is a crucial match for the maintenance.
The DCFO is 18th and jump-off before the 20th day, and the FCL 19th and first relegation, two lengths behind the Burgundians.
"After the opinion of the National Covid Commission" of the French Football Federation (FFF), the LFP Competitions Commission "decided to postpone the match" after noting "the certain absence of more than ten players on the list of thirty FC Lorient players due to positive RT-PCR tests ”.
FC Lorient - Dijon FCO postponed
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In accordance with the medical protocol decreed at the beginning of September by the League, the postponement of a meeting is considered if one of the two teams cannot present at least twenty players tested negative on an initial list of thirty.
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