Paris Saint-Germain fans clashed with French riot police
Following the Paris Saint-Germain team lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final in Lisbon, dozens of its disgruntled fans clashed with French riot police on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday.
Iran Press/ Europe: Dozens of disgruntled Paris Saint-Germain fans clashed with French riot police on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday after their team lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final in Lisbon, USA Today reported.
Hundreds of other supporters trudged away from the famed avenue in Paris following the 1-0 defeat, which ended PSG's bid to join Marseille as the only French club to win Europe's elite soccer competition.
Close to the Champs-Élysées, a dozen riot police in full gear burst into a bar to aggressively remove people, because some were not wearing masks, or were failing to keep social distancing amid coronavirus concerns.
Over in western Paris, there were also incidents when riot police used tear gas to disperse fans gathered outside the club's stadium.
PSG beamed the match on two giant screens at its Parc des Princes stadium, with 5,000 fans allowed inside in keeping with the maximum allowed for soccer games in France. 104/207