The Evening Standard: Eintracht fans detained for unrest before the final of the LE
MOSCOW, May 18 – Spanish police have detained five fans of the German football club “Eintracht” for attacking fans of the Scottish “Rangers” before the final of the Europa League, according to The Evening Standard.
Fans of the German team dressed in balaclavas threw flares at Rangers fans. Police say about 200 Eintracht fans were involved in the clashes. Additional police squads arrived at the scene, who had to fire several warning shots into the air to bring the situation under control.
In total, more than 5.5 thousand police officers were mobilized to organize the final match in the city. As a result of the riots, one Rangers fan was injured in the head, five Eintracht fans were detained.
The Europa League final will take place on May 18 in Seville at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.