France’s Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 has cancelled 2019/20 seasons due to Novel Covid-19 pandemic leaving PSG likely to take the title.
With UEFA setting a deadline of August 2 for domestic leagues to be completed. French Professional Football League (LFP) announced plans for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 to resume on June 17.
The French prime minister Edouard Philippe announced that all sporting events will be cancelled until September, as part of the next stage of their lockdown plans beyond May 11.
Philippe confirmed it during his statement: ‘The big sporting affairs cannot occur before September. The 2019-20 football season cannot return.’
PSG, Marseille and Rennes occupy the Champions League spots in Ligue 1, while Lille would be set for a place in the Europa League. While, Nimes, Amiens and Toulouse are in the relegation zone having won just three of 28 games all season. – with basement boys Toulouse a huge 17 points off safety.