VIDEO. “Two buses on fire” on a motorway toll booth and a fight between PSG and OL supporters before the Coupe de France final

This Saturday, May 25, on the sidelines of the Coupe de France final between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais, clashes between supporters took place at a motorway toll booth in Fresnes-lès-Montauban (Pas- de-Calais).

Clashes are underway between OL and PSG supporters and "towards the police&quot ; at a motorway toll booth near Arras and two buses caught fire, two hours before the Coupe de France final in Lille, we learned on Saturday from a source close to the folder.

The incidents took place at the Fresnes-lès-Montauban toll station (Pas-de-Calais), around sixty kilometers from Lille. There are "for the moment no victims", said this source.

200 CRS on site

According to RMC Sport journalist Arthur Perrot, nearly 200 CRS are trying to restore calm while traffic has been cut off in both directions on the A1 motorway. 

During the day, Parisian supporters, but especially Lyon supporters, animated the streets of downtown Lille in a good-natured atmosphere, noted an AFP journalist.< /p>

An impressive police force is deployed in the city. The Northern prefecture had put in place several administrative measures as part of this meeting classified as very high risk.

OL and PSG supporters are therefore prohibited from traveling "outside the spaces reserved for them" near the stadium until 4 a.m. Sunday.

Incidents during the Gambardella Cup final

The Gambardella Cup final between Marseille and Nancy was interrupted for around ten minutes on Saturday at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve-d'Ascq after a projectile was thrown by Parisian supporters towards the OM goalkeeper.

In the 68th minute of this match finally won 4 to 1 by the Olympians, what appears to be a flag stick was thrown towards Aboubaka Dosso by one of the Parisian supporters present behind the Marseille cages, and the referee decided to interrupt the game for around ten minutes.

Parisian and Lyon supporters were already present in the stands for this match, which will be followed by the Coupe de France final (9:00 p.m.) between Paris Saint-Germain and OL. Marseille, Lyon and Paris are three historically rival clubs in France.

The prefecture had also asked the supporters of each team to each use a different metro line, with a different metro stop, in order to get to the stadium and avoid minimize the risk of overflows.

Other prohibition: consumption on public roads and terraces of Lezennes, Lille and Villeneuve of Ascq of alcohol "in a glass or metal container" until Sunday 4 a.m.

The prefect of the Hauts-de-France region and the Nord department, Bertrand Gaume, called on Friday in a press release to "the collective and individual responsibility of supporters, as well as all those attending the match, so that everyone can enjoy this festive and friendly event in complete safety.

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