Tuesday’s PSG-Maccabi Haifa pre-match (9pm) in the Champions League could be hotter than the match itself. In any case, it is the fear of organizers and public authorities who are afraid of incidents in the hours before the meeting between supporters of the Paris club and fans of Maccabi Haifa in Paris and on public transport.
Palestinian flags waved in the stands?
Support for the Palestinian cause by the Collectif Ultras Paris (CUP) and the potential reappearance of former members of the Boulogne Tribune are fertile ground for provocations and/or violence, according to police. Palestinian flags, banners and smoke bombs may be dropped at Virage Auteuil.
like The group Announced on Saturday, the match has been classified as a risk level of 3 out of 5 by the National Division for the Fight against Hooliganism (DNLH), meaning it “presents a proven risk of disturbing public order”. In an effort to stop or reduce them, around 1,000 police officers were deployed, a significant number.
The 1,650 Israeli supporters had to take up positions in the Parc des Princes visitor parking lot, which was not completely full. Other Maccabi fans are expected to be in other stands. If identified, some may be directed to empty seats in the visitor area for safety reasons.