Shocking scenes in Napoli: Watch combating breaks out between Frankfurt and Napoli followers1 min read
Fighting broke out within the middle of Naples between Napoli and Eintracht Frankfurt followers forward of the groups’ Champions League match on Wednesday.
A police automobile and different automobiles have been set alight. Car home windows have been damaged and police in riot gear have been attempting to calm the scenario.
Police had been on excessive alert within the Italian metropolis as round 600 followers arrived from Germany regardless of Frankfurt forgoing its allocation of tickets for the round-of-16 match in protest.
The membership was objecting to a call by native authorities in Naples banning any followers who’re residents of Frankfurt from shopping for tickets, following unrest between supporters throughout the first leg in Germany.
Shocking scenes in Napoli. For all the great thing about German fan tradition, that is completely shameful from Eintracht Frankfurt followers. No motive can justify it.pic.twitter.com/PpMtpZeYD1
— Adriano Del Monte (@adriandelmonte) March 15, 2023
Napoli gained that match 2-0 however native police made a number of arrests within the buildup amid altercations between followers.