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Four fans arrested in Marseille before Poland-Ukraine match

Four arrests are made after fights between Poland supporters break out in Marseille before their final Euro 2016 Group C match with Ukraine on Tuesday.

Four people have been arrested following clashes between Poland and Ukraine fans in Marseille ahead of their final Euro 2016 Group C match on Tuesday.

French police used gas, pepper spray and batons to break up fighting between the two sets of supporters in the Vieux-Port area of the city, which also saw clashes between England and Russia fans.

According to the Daily Sabah, Poland supporters gathered in the district before heading towards the Stade Velodrome, behind a huge banner reading "Defenders of European Culture".

Around 1,000 police and 200 private security agents were deployed by Marseille authorities for the match.

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Ukraine's national football team head coach Mikhail Fomenko looks on prior to the UEFA 2016 European Championship qualifying round Group C match Ukraine vs Macedonia in Lviv on October 12, 2014.
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