Lyon vs. Besiktas Match Delayed As Fans Invade Pitch To Avoid Projectiles
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The Europa League quarterfinal between Lyon and Besiktas was delayed for 45 minutes when supporters were forced to invade the pitch after projectiles and firecrackers were thrown from the upper deck and into the stand below.
Yaşanan olaylara rağmen Beşiktaş tribününün keyfi yerinde... pic.twitter.com/rBUPIhdjx5
15,000 traveling Besiktas fans resulted in heightened security around Lyon, but that hasn’t stopped rival supporters from clashing in the streets, in the stadium and with police.
FRANSA KARIŞTI! | Beşiktaş taraftarı, Lyon taraftarlara saldırdı. Fransızlar sahaya girdi. pic.twitter.com/3gwyTgtzab
Lyon'da çıkan olayların görüntüleri pic.twitter.com/YxMq7JnjUI
SKANDAL | Lyon taraftarı sopalarla Türk kadın ve çocuklara saldırdı! pic.twitter.com/gPnD7ptwHj
The match has since kicked off, and it’s uncertain what sort of action UEFA will take beyond the certainty of a massive fine.