PSG-Nantes, huge rant in the stands


By: Manu Tournoux

Paris Saint-Germain supporters have railed against the increase in travel bans in Ligue 1 after the death of a Nantes supporter last week.

Paris Saint-Germain supporters had a message to convey during the reception of FC Nantes on Saturday evening at the Parc des Princes. A banner with an unequivocal message was displayed in the Auteuil stand with the following text: “Using a death to prohibit travel will never mask your incompetence… RIP Maxime. »

This attack was directly addressed to the authorities, who reacted strongly to the death of Maxime, this FC Nantes supporter killed by a stab during a fight on the sidelines of the match against Nice a week ago . This weekend, multiple travel bans were issued against supporters of visiting teams, whether in Ligue 1 or the Coupe de France. By flirting with the limits of legality, like this Montpellier-Lens where the Sang et Or were finally admitted to the visitor park, because the Council of State suspended several decrees relating to travel bans.

Solidarity between ultras

In the meantime, while the LFP and the Ministry of Sports are considering outright banning all fan travel, the ultras of all clubs are showing their solidarity. Several banners of support for the Loire Brigade have been deployed in recent days after the death of Maxime, notably from PSG supporters, who repeated their action on Saturday evening at the Parc des Princes. Facing Nantes, the visitors’ parking lot was closed, because Canaries supporters were penalized for setting off smoke bombs in Lens. But Nantes fans were still banned from accessing the Park by the authorities, of course…

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