PSG delay Ligue 1 start for second time

Neymar celebrates...

Neymar celebrates…

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Paris Saint-Germain have been granted a postponement to the beginning of
their Ligue 1 season to permit time to recuperate from their Champions
League run to the ultimate which ended with Sunday’s defeat to Bayern

The French Soccer League introduced PSG’s season opener on Saturday
will likely be held over till 10 September “in settlement with Lens and
broadcaster Canal +”.

PSG had been attributable to get the defence of their Ligue 1 title underway
towards Metz final Friday, however obtained that match rescheduled attributable to their
commitments in Lisbon.

As a consequence Thomas Tuchel’s aspect face a busy return to
home motion, with the journey to promoted Lens adopted three days
in a while 13 September by Marseille’s go to to the Parc des Princes.

Metz then comply with on 16 September with Good solely 4 days later.

Lens might have gone together with the delay, however that didn’t cease Sylvain Robert, the mayor of the town, venting his displeasure.

“How do you clarify to Blood and Gold supporters that they must
journey in the course of the week to assist their workforce as a result of PSG are annoyed
by their (Champions League remaining) defeat and requested to delay the sport?”

PSG informed AFP they didn’t need to enter right into a debate concerning the
swap, saying solely that their gamers deserved a relaxation in these
“distinctive circumstances”.

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