Marseille (AFP) – Lyon’s team bus was stoned as the players arrived at the Velodrome stadium for their traditionally high tension clash with Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
“The Lyon players’ bus was stoned and a window broken, but there were no injuries,” a police spokesman told AFP.
In the same fixture last season, the game was stopped several times because so many objects had been thrown onto the pitch.
Local police have banned Lyon supporters from attending the game and had advised the club not to travel on their regular team bus which is decked in the club colours.
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