Ugly scenes broke out when fans were turned away from a packed fan zone before kick-off.

Objects were thrown and set on fire, while some fans attempted to break through security barriers.

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Fans confront riot police outside the Paris FanZone

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Riot police responded with volleys of tear gas, while a water cannon was deployed.

Riot police confront fans outside the Paris FanZone

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The fan zone reached its capacity of around 90,000 two hours before kick-off, meaning entry was barred to thousands of fans due to overcrowding concerns.

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