France: Tear gas flies as Algeria fans clash with police in Lyon

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Published on 20 Jul 2019, 15:22
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Scuffles erupted between police and football fans celebrating Algeria's win of the Africa Cup of Nations in Lyon early on Saturday.

Footage shows fans celebrating with flags and flares as they climb onto bus stops and cheer on the streets. Police later clashed with fans and deployed tear gas.

Algeria beat Senegal with a deflected early goal by Baghdad Bounedjah, two minutes into the game. This is Algeria's first Africa Cup of Nations victory since 1990, and their second in total.

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