Tottenham fans attacked in France

    Tottenham fans are in France ahead of the second leg of the Europa League tie with Lyon.

    Story highlights

    • Tottenham Hotspur fans attacked outside a pub in the French city of Lyon
    • Three people sustained minor injuries
    • Tottenham fans in the French city for a Europa League tie with Olympique Lyonnais
    • Local police in France were unavailable for comment when contacted by CNN
    Fans of English football club Tottenham Hotspur found themselves on the receiving end of vicious attacks for the second time in six months on Wednesday after three people were injured during an incident in the French city of Lyon.
    Tottenham supporters have traveled to France for the second leg of the club's Europa League tie with Olympique Lyonnais and were confronted by a group of roughly 50 people while gathered at a pub.
    "Club officials attended an incident last night in Lyon," read a statement from Tottenham, who are based in North London. "A group of around 50 people confronted fans.
    "The situation was dealt with and arrests were made within the hour. Three fans sustained minor injuries and received prompt medical assistance.
    "Spurs officials and stewards will be in the city throughout the day, along with matchday French police ahead of kick-off."