Shocking scenes in France as Lyon players attacked on pitch during warm-up

first_img4 It is the second time in a week that Lyon have been plagued by fan trouble, with supporters spilling onto the pitch in the Europa League game against Besiktas. 4 4 4 Memphis Depay and Mathieu Gorgelin appeared to be the targets, with the team retreating to the changing room. Full-back Jérémy Berthod explained to OLTV, the club’s TV channel, that some supporters kicked footballs into goalkeeper Gorgelin’s net, with either he or Memphis Depay trying to get rid of them before trouble flared.“The players and staff are very shocked,” he said, explaining that nobody wanted to return to the pitch.However, a decision was made to get the game underway and, as the players made their way back out, they were cheered. BeIN Sports footage actually catches a man trying to attack Memphis Depay & punches thrown at a Lyon goalkeeper.— Get French Football (@GFFN) April 16, 2017// There was chaos ahead of Bastia v Lyon in France’s Ligue 1 There were shocking scenes in France when Lyon players were attacked by a section of Bastia fans as they warmed up on the pitch ahead of their Ligue 1 game in Corsica.last_img

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