The excesses observed during the Europa League match were not without consequence. Fans from both camps were arrested.
Hardly a weekend has gone by without slippage in football stadiums since the start of the season. This time, the overflows took place during the week at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille. Thursday evening, Olympique de Marseille-Galatasaray (0-0) saw smoke bombs launched from the parking lot reserved for supporters of the Turkish team.
The facts found in this second day of the Europa League resulted in the injuries of five police officers, specifies Friday Provence. Five supporters, two from Marseille and three from Istanbul, were arrested, said the Bouches-du-Rhône police headquarters.
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The pyrotechnic devices which left the opposing stand were directed onto the lawn and the supporters of theOlympic Marseille.
⚽️ #Olympique de MarseilleGAL
Tonight it took 550 police officers for a football match to take place.
3 of them were injured, they have my full support.
– Prefect of police of Bouches-du-Rhône (@ prefpolice13) September 30, 2021