Two more Ligue 1 games postponed in France

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE - DECEMBER 04: Fans of Montpellier hold up their scarves during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Montpellier Herault SC and FC Schalke 04 at Stade de la Mosson on December 4, 2012 in Montpellier, France. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The French professional football league have announced that two more matches have been postponed due the ongoing civil unrest in France

This comes in light of protests and demonstrations going havoc due to president Emmanuel Macron’s eco-tax policy on fuel.

The riots, which have mainly occurred in Paris, have now become a major issue for the police with several sporting events having been impacted on as a result.

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The Ligue 1 website announced that Montpellier, who currently sit third in Ligue 1, had their match away to Nantes postponed

Patrick Vieira’s Nice side’s game against Saint-Etienne on Friday is also being put on hold at the request of the local authorities.

The likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Bordeaux, AS Monaco, Marseille and Lyon have all had fixtures rescheduled in light of the protests.