In an "olympico" that smelled of sulfur, the excesses were inevitable …
Before the meeting, the strutting of the Lyon bus caused the explosion of two side windows, noted a journalist from AFP. Similar events took place in May 2019, March 2018 and September 2016, in previous OM-OL meetings.
The Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, quoted by La Provence, exclaimed: "Never again, we have fallen into an ambush, if it continues we will not play".
An atmosphere of madness
This summit meeting of Ligue 1 attracted 65,369 spectators, according to the club that beats its previous mark of 65,148, established in 2015 against Paris SG.
A giant tifo, in three stands, was deployed before the kick-off to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the club's creation, including the portrait of its founder Rene Dufaure de Montmirail, as well as a replica of Notre-Dame- de-la-Garde.