Marseille - Marseille fans fought running battles with police who deployed water
cannon and tear gas ahead of the French Ligue 1 grudge match against
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on Sunday.
Police reported that three officers
had suffered minor injuries while 10 arrests were made.
was being treated for head injuries at the ground.
Local authorities banned all PSG fans from either attending the match or even approaching the stadium.
trouble had been brewing since mid-afternoon ahead of the 21:00 SA time
kick-off at Marseille's Velodrome stadium, with supporters throwing
bottles and stones at police.
There were also reports of cars bearing Paris number plates being stoned.
the players came out onto the pitch ahead of the game the stadium was a
cauldron of smoke from flares with several loud firework explosions
resonating around the stadium.