Le Parisien: PSG-Milan given status as a high risk game – the reason

By Oliver Fisher -

Tonight’s fixture between Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan has been designated as a ‘high risk’ fixture due to potential crowd disorder, a report claims.

According to what is being reported by Le Parisien (via MilanNews), the authorities are aware about the possibility of riots among fans during tonight’s match between PSG and Milan.

As a result, the game has been given the status of ‘category 3’ risk which has led the authorities to strengthen security measures near the Parc des Princes.

The home Ultras are being watched closely in particular, because contrary to UEFA provisions – which prohibit the display of political symbols – the Collectif Ultras Paris could show their support for the Palestinian cause.

The hope is that it will not detract from what could be a fascinating spectacle on the field between two of Europe’s top sides, and one which has big ramifications regarding who will go through in the group.

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