Everton remain top of Europa League Group H after playing out a 0-0 stalemate at Lille in a game overshadowed by trouble involving Toffees fans in the build-up.
The home side went closest to finding a goal in the first half when Idrissa Gueye struck wide.
The Toffees survived another scare after the break as on-loan Liverpool man Divock Origi fired off-target, before they went as near as they came to breaking the deadlock themselves, with Aiden McGeady seeing his effort spin off goalkeeper Vincent...
LILLE, France -- French riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse large groups of Everton fans gathered on Lille's main square on Thursday afternoon, hours before a Europa League match.
Everton fans ignored the club's requests to avoid gathering in the main square, a night after Everton fans drinking outside a bar were attacked.
Trouble flared late on Wednesday when around 50 Lille supporters charged into a group of Everton fans, with two of them requiring hospital treatment.
A group of Everton fans were attacked by around 50 hooligans at a bar in Lille ahead of Thursday's Europa League match between the two clubs.
Eyewitness reports suggested the supporters were attacked with metal chairs and then sprayed with CS gas as police attempted to deal with the disorder on Wednesday night.
In a statement, Everton said two fans had suffered minor facial injuries and been taken to hospital.
The incident happened at the Australian Bar, where a group of fans had spent the afternoon...