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Marseille fans banned from Lyon city centre during match on Sunday

Lyon have today announced that a local decree has ruled that Marseille fans will not be allowed into the city centre or around the stadium during the match between the two teams on Sunday.

The club have also announced that security would be tightened, with no OM fans to be allowed in the away end as part of the club’s sanctions for a pitch invasion and clash with opposition fans in their match against Angers.

More specifically, anyone wearing a “scarf, shirt, or distinctive sign” in relation to Marseille will be barred from entering the stadium and could be stopped by police. The heighened security will be in place during the game and in the aftermath of the fixture.

 

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