The Ligue 1 game between Marseille and Lyon was canceled after an attack on Lyon’s team bus en route to the Stade Vélodrome left head coach Fabio Grosso and assistant Raffaele Longo seriously injured. Shards of glass from the damaged bus windows caused the injuries.
Lyon’s president, John Textor, expressed his anger, and Lyon condemned the violent act. Marseille also issued a statement denouncing the attack and wishing Grosso a speedy recovery. The fate of the match will be decided by the competitions commission, following the regulations. Both clubs hope to reschedule the game under better circumstances.
Users react to Marseille vs Lyon match being abandoned
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