French league will investigate fan violence in Lille

From FOX Sports - March 11, 2018

PARIS (AP)The French football league says it will open disciplinary proceedings following the violent incidents that marred a league match between Lille and Montpellier.

Fans of struggling French club Lille charged onto the pitch to confront and threaten the players who drew with Montpellier 1-1 on Saturday.

The league condemned the violence in a statement on Sunday and said its disciplinary commission will investigate the case during a meeting on Thursday.


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