Lyon have apologised to Tottenham following a violent attack on a number of their fans that left three Spurs supporters in a local hospital, reports SkySports. Around 50 masked thugs, some of whom were reportedly making fascist salutes, attacked a group of 150 Spurs fans who had gathered in the Smoking Dog pub in Lyon ahead of Thursday's Europa League second leg tie.
The French club have responded with a statement, saying: "Olympique Lyonnais deplore the incidents overnight in the Saint-Jean district between the supporters of Tottenham and the 'pseudo' supporters of Lyon who absolutely do not represent the club.
"Olympique Lyonnais apologises to Tottenham and its supporters, for the inadmissible acts which degrade the image of the town of Lyon.
"Olympique Lyonnais call on the French justice system to impose severe sanctions for these reprehensible acts."