Marseilles fans set fires and riot after their side is defeated 3-0

Marseille fans tear their own city apart as vicious fighting, rioting and fires break out following their side’s Europa League Final defeat to Atletico Madrid

  • Ugly scenes broke out in Groupama Stadium in Lyon following the final whistle of the Europa League finals
  • Scores of supporters traded blows and set off flares ahead of kick-off between Marseille and Atletico Madrid
  • Marseilles fans who hadn’t made the trip to Lyon began rioting following the defeat outside of their stadium 
  • Dramatic pictures show riot police advancing on Marseille fans in the Vieux Port in Marseilles this evening

Fans were left bloodied and bruised as vicious fighting broke out following Marseille’s loss to Atletico Madrid in the final of the Europa League competition tonight.

The build-up to the Wednesday night’s fixture was marred by fighting in the stands as scores of supporters traded blows and set off flares ahead of kick-off.

Gangs of Marseille hooligans – who hadn’t made the trip to Lyon, where the final was being staged – began rioting following their team’s defeat outside of their stadium.

Dramatic pictures show riot police advancing on Marseille fans in the Vieux Port this evening, after their team succumbed to a 3-0 defeat to their Spanish opposition.

Pictures appeared to show Marseille fans fighting among themselves in Marseilles as they set fire to the streets and shattered the windows of surrounding shops.

Meanwhile several stewards were called into action to break up the melee outside of the Groupama Stadium in Lyon after fans clashed with Atletico Madrid supporters cheering their side’s victory.

Fans were left bloodied and bruised after vicious fighting broke out following Lyon’s loss to Atletico Madrid in the final of the Europa League competition

The build-up to the Wednesday night’s fixture was marred by fighting in the stands as scores of supporters traded blows and set off flares ahead of kick-off

Dramatic pictures show riot police advancing on Marseille fans in the Vieux Port in Lyon this evening, after their team succumbed to a 3-0 defeat to their Spanish opposition

Two fans were embroiled in a punch-up half an hour before kick-off, while another was left with blood pouring down his face after ugly clashes following the final whistle

Other pictures appeared to show Marseille fans fighting among themselves as several stewards were called into action to break up the melee outside of the Groupama Stadium in Lyon where the final was staged

A Marseille fan is pictured seeming poised to hurl a metal chair at riot police 

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