The Europa League meeting between OM and Galatasaray this Thursday evening was again the scene of overflows. So much so that the referee had to temporarily interrupt the proceedings.
The match was classified as high risk by the authorities. Istanbul and Marseille supporters have unfortunately justified the fears, taking as a pretext this meeting of the Europa League between loon and Galatasaray to romp. If the evening started well on the forecourt of the Vélodrome, with songs repeated by the two camps, everything turned sour once the Turkish supporters were placed in the visitors’ parking lot.
– CANAL + Sport (@CanalplusSport) September 30, 2021
The protective net surrounding this parking lot was thus stormed even before kickoff, seats having flown from the Turkish grandstand to the Marseille bend, and pyrotechnic devices having been exchanged elsewhere. Immediately deployed, the CRS were able to restore calm for the start of the match. Only the tribune dedicated to the Istanbulites ignited again as the rest approached.
#OMGSK the supporters of the OM of the Virage Nord are ducked by the jets of fumi launched from the parking lot of the supporters of the Galatasaray @EuropaLeague @OM_Officiel @GalatasaraySK @maritimamedias #TeamOM pic.twitter.com/qCR8o3Rq8O
— Karim Attab (@karimattab1) September 30, 2021
Dozens of smoke bombs then cracked ended in the Marseille spans, which forced the referee of the game, the Pole Mr. Raczkowski, to interrupt the proceedings for nearly ten minutes. It took the interventions of muslera Galatasaray side and Payet OM side to appease once again the spirits by reasoning the troublemakers. Sustainably do we wish