While he was to miss the reception of Lorient on Saturday, due to suspension after his red card received in Monaco, Mattia De Sciglio could finally be aligned by Rudi Garcia. He owes this reversal of the situation to the CNOSF.
Relief for Rudi Garcia. The OL coach will finally be able to count on Mattia De Sciglio to face Lorient, Saturday (5 p.m.), on the 36th day of Ligue 1. The versatile Italian defender had to be suspended for this meeting after being excluded. at the end of the fight that occurred at the final whistle of the match against Monaco (3-2), last Sunday. Like Marcelo, also sanctioned with a red card for his participation in the clashes, De Sciglio received a suspension match. It was therefore expected that he would be absent against the Merlus.
One less puzzle for Garcia
But in a press release published on Friday, OL announced a reversal of the situation. The club did not hesitate to seize the conference of conciliators of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) concerning the decision of the disciplinary commission of the LFP against De Sciglio.
“The conference of conciliators has appointed Philippe Missika as president to hear the parties on Tuesday, May 11. As a result of this appointment, the decision of the disciplinary committee is suspended pending the proposal of the conference of conciliators. In fact, Mattia De Sciglio will be able to take part in the match of the 36th day of Ligue 1 against Lorient, this Saturday May 8 at 5:00 pm at Groupama Stadium, “said OL, who did not however communicate on Marcelo.
Barring further surprises, Garcia will be deprived of his Brazilian rock but will be able to align De Sciglio, probably in central defense alongside Sinaly Diomandé if Jason Denayer is forced to forfeit. Djamel Benlamri, Melvin Bard and Islam Slimani are also uncertain, while Maxence Caqueret and Memphis Depay will miss the call, like Marcelo therefore, due to suspension. Fourth in the standings three days from the end of the championship, Lyon is aiming for third place for Monaco, passport to the Champions League.