Good condemned “within the strongest attainable sense” a chant sang Wednesday by supporters mocking Emiliano Sala, the Argentine footballer who died in a 2019 airplane crash whereas flying to Wales to hitch Cardiff Metropolis from Nantes.
“The membership doesn’t recognise its values or these of all the purple and black household on this unthinkable and abject provocation by a minority of its supporters,” learn a press release after Good’s 4-2 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
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“Good sends its assist to the household and associates of Emiliano Sala.” Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, died when the single-engined Piper Malibu airplane they have been travelling in got here down within the Channel en route from Nantes, northwest France, to Cardiff.
The ahead had signed for Cardiff Metropolis, who have been then within the Premier League, for a membership document £15 million (18 million euros, $19 million) from Nantes in January 2019.
“He’s an Argentine who can’t swim properly, Emiliano underneath water,” a bit of followers sang within the ninth minute, when Nantes supporters pay tribute to their former striker. Good misplaced the French Cup remaining 1-0 to Nantes on Saturday.
“I’ve no phrases to explain what we heard. Again within the altering rooms, there was no shouting, no pleasure… however shock,” stated Good coach Christophe Galtier.
“We hear many issues in a soccer stadium. However that, the place do insults of a lifeless footballer come from. Allow them to keep at house with their bottles and their insults.
“If that’s our society, we’re in bother.”
The occasions soured an in any other case good evening for Good, who climbed as much as fourth and to inside two factors of Monaco for the third Champions League spot.
Saint-Etienne led 2-0 at half-time courtesy of targets from Denis Bouanga and Zaydou Youssouf, however Good turned the sport round via a Melvin Bard strike and brace from Andy Delort earlier than Hicham Boudaoui sealed the comeback.
Saint-Etienne stay within the relegation play-off spot with two video games to play. Rennes dropped to fifth after dropping 2-1 at Nantes regardless of going forward because of Flavien Tait. Kalifa Coulibaly equalised for Nantes and Nicolas Pallois, a pallbearer at Sala’s funeral, scored the winner.ol/mw/jc