Five Marseille supporters arrested after violence on Wednesday at the end of the match between Tottenham and OM (2-0)

Five Marseille supporters were arrested by London police after overflows in the visitor parking lot, Wednesday at the end of the match between Tottenham and OM (2-0) Wednesday in the Champions League.

Five Marseille supporters were arrested after overflows in the visitor parking lot , Wednesday at the end of the match between Tottenham and OM (2-0). Information confirmed by a police source at the British site The Athletic . Things degenerated in stoppage time with throwing projectiles, clashes with stewards and a torn banner. A smoke bomb would also have landed in the stand of the English supporters.

An injured policeman

A police officer was injured during an arrest. 

“Five people were arrested during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Marseille FC on Wednesday September 7. The arrests related to a variety of offenses including offensive weapons, fighting, drunkenness and disorder and drugs All those arrested are believed to be supporters of the visiting team During the game projectiles were repeatedly thrown An officer was injured during an arrest and suffered a suspected fracture There was serious disorder at the end of the match and additional officers were deployed to restore and maintain order.”

A police statement said.

This Thursday, UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against the Marseille club and must meet very quickly to rule on this case. OM are suspended after the decision of June 8 when the UEFA Disciplinary Committee imposed a match behind closed doors and a fine of 40,000 euros for having “lit fireworks and transmitted a provocative message of an offensive character”.

Source: The Athletic

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