Flares & Fights: Football fans clash with police ahead of match in Lyonnais, France

Football fans clashed with the police on Thursday ahead of the Europa League quarter-final first leg between Lyon and Besiktas at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais. Police were forced to charge towards supporters after a series of flares were thrown outside the Parc Olympique Lyonnais which followed fighting among rival French and Turkish fans.

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