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Ligue 1 season preview: 10 things to look out for in 2020-21

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While PSG concentrate on the Champions League this weekend, the rest of the league is returning to domestic affairs

By Adam White for Get French Football News

Although Ligue 1 was the only leading European league to not complete its season following the Covid-19 stoppage in March – seemingly due to a misunderstanding between the French government and Uefa – the French top flight is likely to be the only major division to allow fans back into stadiums upon its return. Up to 5,000 mask-wearing, socially distant fans will be present at each Ligue 1 game, as they were at both cup finals last month. Although, Friday’s opener between Marseille and St Étienne has already been postponed due to several positive tests within the Marseille squad while Nice will play their opening home game behind closed doors.

Continue reading…While PSG concentrate on the Champions League this weekend, the rest of the league is returning to domestic affairs By Adam White for Get French Football NewsAlthough Ligue 1 was the only leading European league to not complete its season following the Covid-19 stoppage in March – seemingly due to a misunderstanding between the French government and Uefa – the French top flight is likely to be the only major division to allow fans back into stadiums upon its return. Up to 5,000 mask-wearing, socially distant fans will be present at each Ligue 1 game, as they were at both cup finals last month. Although, Friday’s opener between Marseille and St Étienne has already been postponed due to several positive tests within the Marseille squad while Nice will play their opening home game behind closed doors. Continue reading…