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Riot scene, Chelsea fans suffering because of police in Lille

17 Mar 2022 | 04:19 | Football

 The result of the match between Chelsea and Lille is not the most interesting thing in France.

Video of Chelsea training before Lille

Thousands of Chelsea fans have come to the northern French city to watch the match against Lille in the Champions League. Thomas Tuchel’s side held a two-goal advantage after the first leg and they continued to beat Lille with a score of 2-1 away, thereby entering the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

However, the match result is not the only thing that interests the media. Chelsea fans who turned up in Lille were caught up in the violence with video footage showing a large group of Blues favorites singing songs and drinking on the town’s streets. Small collisions broke out.

Chelsea fans caught up in violence in Lille - Bóng Đá

 Chelsea fans in trouble with the police in Lille.

Local police in riot gear were then seen entering the vicinity and using batons and pepper spray on away fans . A local police spokesman, who said the violence began shortly after 6:30pm, said: “We were called to the bar after complaints about the behavior of the fans.” around the city.”

Meanwhile, one of the Chelsea fans shared: “It was probably the worst experience in a place related to football. We were actually really peaceful drinking in the pub but suddenly got a little steamy. I don’t know why the police officers threw gas bombs.”

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