April 13, 2024

Canal+, disaster in sight!

Thursday in February will be a busy one on the European front for French clubs. Following on from Lens, who booked their place in the Europa League play-offs on Tuesday, Olympique de Marseille, Stade Rennais and Toulouse are now all guaranteed a place in the last 16 next February. This is good news for the club from Haute-Garonne, who won in Linz (1-2), but disappointing news for…

Thursday in February will be a busy one on the European front for French clubs. Following on from Lens, who booked their place in the Europa League play-offs on Tuesday, Olympique de Marseille, Stade Rennais and Toulouse are now all guaranteed a place in the last 16 next February. This is good news for the club from Haute-Garonne, who won in Linz (1-2), but disappointing news for Rennes and Marseille, who missed out on a place in the last 16 of the Europa League in the process. formidable adversary.

On the other hand, Young Boys Berne are probably the most accessible opponent. But there’s little doubt that Canal+, the competition’s main broadcaster, which can also be seen on the M6 and RMC groups, is praying that OM don’t come up against Young Boys Bern. Given its shirt sponsorship, for which it is forbidden to advertise in France, Canal+ would not be able to broadcast the match. A disaster scenario that the encrypted channel hopes to avoid.