The Lyon president is happy about the team’s current affairs after entering the Champions League quarter-finals, but he does not forget the damage caused by the suspension of the 2019/20 campaign in France.
The voice of Jean-Michel Aulas returned to the scene. One of the most heard in recent months in France, especially after the cancellation of the 2019/20 campaign of the League 1 that harmed the interests of your club, Olympique Lyon.
This time, the president of the Décines-Charpieu institution appeared to celebrate the great international blow that his team gave against Juventus, to advance to the final phase of the Champions League in Lisbon, and to return to the issue of the suspension of local football, which caused a wound that does not heal.
“I lived a great moment. I have enjoyed many in my career, but this was special,” said the 71-year-old leader in dialogue with the Progress medium.
“Juventus is a great team. From the bench they put incredible pressure on the referee. But the referee was good. He managed to keep the Italian squad at a distance,” he analyzed about the controversial actions that the match took in Turin.
In addition, despite the passage of time, Aulas reloaded what he considers a hasty decision to have postponed the French contest. “The cancellation of Ligue 1 was decreed when we were seventh, ten days to go. There were 30 points (at stake). That arrest was an absolute scandal,” he insisted.
“The League has done anything! They had no right when there was so much at stake to stop a championship while the others (European leagues) do not stop. It is a deep injustice and I will not forgive it. The damage caused by the cancellation of Ligue 1 is present. Our heart bleeds every day for that. All our current results show that we would have qualified for, at least, the Europa League if the championship was played at the end, “concluded the Lyon president in his claim.
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