The restart of Germany shows that the French league could still end, says Lyon boss
Germany's plan to restart its best football league gives hope that France can still complete the abandoned Ligue 1 season, Olympique Lyonnais President Jean-Michel Classrooms he said Thursday.
The French professional league (LFP) ended its season last week with 10 games remaining, bestowing the title on Paris St Germain and knocking Lyon out of qualifying for European competition next season.
Aulas said this week that his club had suffered a loss of opportunity and warned that it would claim millions of euros in unspecified body damage.
German on Wednesday Bundesliga He said he planned to restart on May 15, becoming the first of Europe's top soccer leagues to get going after the new interruption of the coronavirus.
I noticed that training had resumed in almost 10 European countries. By adapting our method, we probably could have completed the season, Aulas told the French sports daily L'Equipe.
We are on the wrong path, but it is not too late to try to think (...) about something coherent.
While there is life, there is hope. For all the people whose main argument to tell us to stop is that all the other leagues will stop, (Germany's decision) is a very important step, Aulas replied when asked how long France could change its decision.
After finishing the season in seventh place, Lyon must win the League Cup or the Champions League to earn a European place next season.
The final of the League Cup against PSG has been postponed indefinitely.
the Spanish league , Italian series A and the England Premier League are hoping to restart, but have yet to announce start dates.