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Ligue 1: Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivère suspended after complaining about Clément Turpin's refereeing

The president of Nice, Jean-Pierre Rivère, was suspended "two matches from the sidelines, the referees' locker room and all official functions" after complaining about the refereeing on the evening of a defeat at Lyon in the League 1, the LFP disciplinary committee announced Wednesday evening.

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Ligue 1: Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivère suspended after complaining about Clément Turpin's refereeing

The president of Nice, Jean-Pierre Rivère, was suspended "two matches from the sidelines, the referees' locker room and all official functions" after complaining about the refereeing on the evening of a defeat at Lyon in the League 1, the LFP disciplinary committee announced Wednesday evening.

At the end of this 1-0 defeat on February 16 during the 22nd day of Ligue 1, Jean-Pierre Rivère complained, on the microphone of the broadcaster of the match, about the refereeing of Clément Turpin, believing that a penalty should have been awarded to his team. “When we see Tagliafico's last foul on Lotomba and the referee whistles in the opposite direction... The VAR cannot alert him?”, the Nice leader had railed, before continuing: “I consider that we We were poorly refereed.”

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“Mr. Turpin is perhaps untouchable and his decisions cannot be questioned. When I want to talk to him and he replies: 'you don't touch me or point at me', he has to come back down,” he continued. “Mr. Turpin took out Dante for us last time against Monaco (he officiated on the video, Editor's note) (...) This evening, when I learned that we have Mr. Turpin, I was a little worried,” he said again. . Contacted on Wednesday evening, the club made no comment.

The sanction will take effect next Tuesday. Jean-Pierre Rivière will be suspended for the reception of Montpellier in the championship on March 8, and for the trip to Paris in the quarter-final of the Coupe de France on the 13th.

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