Police in Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Wednesday that they had arrested 36 people in connection with the violence that broke out on the sidelines of the Champions League match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Napoli. The match, which ended in a 2-0 victory for the visitors, was marred by clashes between supporters of the two teams. Several people sustained minor injuries, while security personnel used pepper spray to control the situation.
The trouble began when a group of Eintracht Frankfurt fans attacked the vehicle carrying the Napoli supporters, throwing bottles of drinks and stones at them. The Napoli fans then got off the vehicle and retaliated with tools and fireworks. All those arrested were later released.
This incident serves as a reminder of the potential for violence that can occur in the context of football matches. It is important for authorities to be prepared to respond to such situations and ensure that the safety of spectators is not compromised. It is also essential for football clubs to take steps to promote a culture of respect and understanding among their supporters, in order to avoid such incidents in the future.
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