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Fans fight at French league game in latest stadium violence

There was extra fan dysfunction within the French league as Marseille supporters ran onto the sector and clashed with Angers counterparts on the last whistle.

Moments after the 0-Zero draw, about 50 Marseille followers left their away enclosure and rushed alongside one facet of the sector to the stands the place Angers followers had been. Clashes broke out and combatants used sticks and threw objects earlier than stewards intervened.

“Please, please. What picture are we giving? Please, lads, relax,” the stadium announcer mentioned, as different followers whistled and jeered these preventing.

PSG, proper, and Lyon followers taunt one another in the course of the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon on the Parc des Princes in Paris Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (AP Picture/Francois Mori)

It was the newest incident of soccer violence in France this season, after critical dysfunction on the Good-Marseille match final month.

Final Saturday, followers threw ripped-up seats and tried to combat one another at halftime in the course of the northern derby between Lens and Lille.

Lens performed its house sport with out followers on Wednesday as punishment, shedding 1-Zero to Strasbourg, and Marseille might now face sanctions from the league.

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