Jean-Michel Aulas waited until Dimitri Payet ended his interview live on Canal +, a few minutes after the final whistle of shock OM-OL this Sunday night at the Velodrome (2-1). Then he dropped his blows. At the microphone, the president of the OL denounced arbitration errors during the meeting and the stalling of the Lyon coach, before the match, made "on command" according to him.
"Of course, the result is indisputable, explained Jean-Michel Aulas, however, the image that has been given is a deplorable image of football in its context of passion and reaction.When we try to impress before the game with a pressure not contained, when we can mention at least two cases of difficulties on the application of the VAR, the hand of Sanson and then the slap of Benedetto on Dubois which is not whistled at all … Bravo in Marseille d ' to have put a fantastic pressure, to have conditioned the collectors so that they do not give the ball any more. "
"If we are no longer in a state of law that allows the match to unfold in good conditions"
"Marseille won, we will not dispute it, but there are big mistakes in refereeing," added the president of OL, and the bus was broken on order, to impress. I've seen a number of directives, appointments to wait for the bus and pebble it.People will find the leaders.We will not ask anything at all.The CEO of the League was present, Pascal Garibian too ( If the VAR does not work, if we are no longer in a state of law that allows the match to take place in good conditions … Bravo, Payet did everything on the ground. gave his opinion on Rudi Garcia, he made sure to enliven the day of 120. In fact, the most beautiful thing was the tifos It was remarkable We feasted to see tifos of that quality. "
Regarding the OL, Jean-Michel Aulas tries to relativize the scope of this defeat at the Velodrome. "We have a very good team, assured the president of Lyon, we got a coach with a lot of experience, we did not win this match, but we just played against Benfica, it was the most important game, to put myself in the position to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League.I do not know how many points we are on the podium (5, ed.) But I do not think that it is crippling. dramatize."