Saint-Etienne's last home game of the season will be played behind closed doors, the Professional Football League announced on Monday, after the incidents that occurred on Saturday during the Greens' match against Monaco (1-4) in Ligue 1, which was interrupted for a long time. .
The LFP Disciplinary Committee placed the case under investigation and ordered a total closed session at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium as a precaution.
It will make its decision on May 18, four days after the Saint-Etienne-Reims meeting, the last home game of the season for the club which is fighting to stay in L1.
Already pinned at the end of October
ASSE, already pinned at the end of October when the kick-off of the reception of Angers had been delayed by one hour, risks other sanctions (fines, additional closed-door matches, even withdrawal of points) which could s stretch over the following season, or even over a hypothetical L1-L2 barrage in the event of 18th place at the end of the season.
Four days from the end of the season, the Greens currently occupy this 18th place, with four points ahead of the first relegated, Bordeaux (19th) and two points behind Troyes (16th) and Clermont (17th).
They must move three times during the last four days.
Saturday evening, the reception of Monaco was marked by two interruptions.
The second lasted more than half an hour, while some ultras from Saint-Etienne used smoke bombs and fireworks to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the group of Green Angels supporters.
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