Nice were leading 1-0, but the game did not end. A week after a match in Montpellier was halted, after supporters also threw bottles onto the pitch, again against Marseille, French football experienced more trouble on the second weekend of the new season which has seen crowds return to stadiums after a year behind closed doors.
Sampaoli, a much-travelled Argentine, replaces Andre Villas-Boas who was suspended on February 2.
Villas-Boas claimed the Celtic midfielder, who joined on loan until the end of the season, was not a player he wanted and said he did not agree with the club’s “sporting policy”.
Sanson, 26, agreed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Premier League club, subject to international clearance.
Neymar was one of five players sent off during injury time at the end of Marseille’s 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the latter’s Ligue 1 return.
Marseille were set to play the 2020-21 season curtain-raiser against St Etienne last Friday, but the game was postponed to next month because of four confirmed cases of coronavirus.
Marseille was set to take on Saint-Etienne in the French top flight’s kick-off match on Friday.
Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas is set to hand in his resignation after sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta left the club, according to reports.
The loan was money they would have received from television broadcasts, if the season had not been abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it said on Monday.
Two quickfire goals midway through the second half gave them the win after Nigerian international Victor Osimhen had given the hosts the lead
The former England striker has moved to Turkey after his Liverpool contract expired following six years at Anfield.
Mario Balotelli has joined Marseille from Nice on a deal that will run for the rest of the 2018-19 season.
Azpilicueta has made 298 appearances for Chelsea since he signed from French side Marseille in 2012.
Madrid beat Jurgen Klopp’s side 3-1 in Kiev in May thanks to a double from Gareth Bale, while Reds goalkeeper Loris Karius made two bad errors in the final
UEFA has taken a dim view of the behaviour of Marseille fans during the 2017-18 Europa League campaign, citing four matches where rules were broken.
He had fractured a metatarsal and sprained his ankle playing for Paris St Germain in a French league match against Olympique de Marseille.
The win makes it the third for Atletico Madrid in eight years
The three finals offer subscribers a bumper end-of-the-season package as football fans await the crowning of new kings in England and the rest of Europe.
Audio of the Italian’s complaint could be heard just off-camera as he vented his frustration in the wake of being booked for a clash with Bouna Sarr during Nice’s 2-1 loss to Marseille on Sunday.
The coach was ordered from the touchline during last week’s 1-1 draw in the first leg of their semi-final with Arsenal