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Lens-Nantes match postponed due to coronavirus

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 24, 2020
FC Nantes will not move on the lawn of RC Lens this Sunday as part of the 8th day of Ligue 1. Indeed, the northern club must face eleven cases of coronavirus within its workforce ahead of this meeting . Faced with this situation, the Professional Football League has confirmed that the match, scheduled for Sunday at 1:00 p.m., will finally take place at a later date.

LFP press release

“After the opinion of the national COVID FFF commission noting the certain absence of 11 players on the list of 30 RC Lens players due to a positive RT-PCR test for its match against FC Nantes, the LFP Competitions Commission, acting within the framework of chapter 2.4.2.2 of the protocol for the organization of matches for the 2020-21 season, decides to postpone the RC Lens / FC Nantes match, counting for the 8th day of Ligue 1 Uber Eats and initially scheduled for Sunday 25 October at 1 p.m., at a later date. “