Amiens-Lille suspended after barrier collapses
The Ligue 1 fixture between Amiens and Lille had to be suspended early in the first half after a barrier collapsed in the away section of theÂ Stade de la Licorne.
The incident occurred 15 minutes into the game afterÂ Fode Ballo-Toure had put Marcelo Bielsa's sideÂ ahead at the same end of the ground where the visiting supporters were situated.
While LilleÂ celebratedÂ the goalÂ a section of the stadium gave way, resulting in a number of their fans falling forwards.
Officials stopped playÂ while paramedics attended those hurt, withÂ Amiens later tweeting a security meeting would decide whether play would be resumed.
Bad scenes in Amiens, where a barrier collapsed under weight of Lille fans celebrating a goal. Match stopped. Awaiting news of injuries.â€” Robin Bairner (@RBairner) September 30, 2017