Several dozen Marseille supporters came out of the visitor park and destroyed equipment before the stewards restored order, Wednesday after the draw between the SCO and Marseille (0-0) in Angers, noted a journalist from the AFP.
Not that, guys, what an image we give!
"Pleaded the stadium announcer, calling for calm.
Players and club staff had already left the field for several minutes.
The incidents lasted a few minutes, then the stewards managed to escort each group back to its stand.
There was a provocation from the Angevin tribune, with fingers of honor and firecrackers that were sent from the Angevin side towards the Marseillais.
The Marseillais responded, it is a classic and stupid scheme, on one side and the other.
I'm not accusing anyone,
”Jacques Cardoze, OM's communications manager, told the press.
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At the Raymond Kopa stadium, the visitors' park is located in the same grandstand as the Angevin Ultras, and the names of birds between the two groups are frequent. "
It's a collective responsibility, there isn't a stadium, a team ... We can see that things are starting to spread. Everyone must be responsible for that,
”pleaded Mr. Cardoze. “
People have to be responsible. We have been deprived of football for 15 months and people are not smart enough to tell themselves that we are coming to see football, just football. I especially feel great sadness. This is not acceptable,
”he insisted. The two coaches, who did not witness the incidents, did not comment on the subject after the match.
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A new overflow, a few hours after the Bordeaux fan bus was attacked by Montpellier supporters on Wednesday.
Without forgetting, of course, the sad, and recent, previous this season during the Nice-Marseille and Lens-Lille meetings.
An accumulation that should push the Professional Football League (LFP) to take new sanctions, which should be exemplary in trying to stem this spiral of violence.