Soccer. Standard de Liège blocked by its supporters, the match against Westerlo canceled

Soccer. Standard de Liège blocked by its supporters, the match against Westerlo canceled
Soccer. Standard de Liège blocked by its supporters, the match against Westerlo canceled

Nothing is going well at Standard de Liège. Entangled in a sporting but also administrative crisis, the Rouches were unable to play their Europa Conference League playoff match against Westerlo, this Friday, May 10. At the exit of the training center, Standard supporters blocked the players’ path, preventing them from going to the Maurice-Dufrasne stadium. The motivation of the Belgian supporters would be to protest against 777 Partners, owner of the club.

Liège risks 125,000 euros fine

“Attempts at discussions with these supporters did not make it possible to find a solution to lift the blockageadds the Liège club in a press release. Standard Liège deeply regrets this situation and apologizes to KVC Westerlo as well as to the supporters of both camps present at the stadium this evening. » According to - the Rouches face 125,000 euros in fines as compensation to Eleven, broadcaster of the Jupiler Pro League.

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On amateur images, a team from RTL, Belgian television, was threatened by the group of Belgian supporters, vehemently asking them not to film them. Under the fold of 777 Partners, like Red Star, Standard Liège completed the regular phase of the Jupiler Pro League in 10th place and will not see Europe next year. In addition, its American owner is at the heart of a legal storm with several complaints that could lead to the disappearance of the structure, jeopardizing the sustainability of the ten-time Belgian champion club.

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