Marseille stump up for 160 fans' Dijon stays

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Marseille paid for the accommodation of 160 supporters after their away match against Dijon was postponed on Friday.

Thick fog at the Stade Gaston Gerard resulted in the Ligue 1 fixture being moved to Saturday, with disappointed travelling fans facing a late trip in excess of four hours back to the south coast.

However, their commitment to the club was rewarded, with Marseille paying for the overnight stays of a large contingent of their followers.

"A thought for the Marseille supporters who came out for #DFCOOM," Marseille posted on Twitter following news of the postponement, before later adding: "OM will pay for the accommodation of 160 fans from Marseille to attend #DFCOOM."

President Jacques-Henri Eyraud added in a post of his own: "Go home when the game is moved to the following day? Not on my watch.

"Marseille fans, we have need of you tomorrow [Saturday]. Good night to all!"