French foot­ball marred by protests

The Star (Jamaica) - - SPORTS - (AP):

Two French league matches sched­uled for Satur­day have been post­poned amid ex­pected anti-govern­ment protests.

The af­fected games are Paris Saint­Ger­main against Mont­pel­lier and Toulouse against Lyon.

In both cases, the French league says au­thor­i­ties re­quested the post­pone­ment. It says the matches will be rescheduled.

The govern­ment is grap­pling with wide­spread protests against fuel taxes and other griev­ances, with Paris plagued by ri­ot­ing last week­end.

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