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Bayern Munich fans injured in clashes at youth game in Athens

At least six Bayern Munich supporters were injured during clashes with hooded people who stormed the pitch during a youth game in Athens, police officials said on Tuesday.

The UEFA Youth League game between Bayern Munich and Olympiakos was halted at the 84th minute, after a group of about 8 hooded people riding motorcycles and carrying bats and sticks stormed the pitch and attacked the fans in the stands.

Olympiakos were trailing 4-0 when the violence erupted, just hours before a Champions League game between the two teams at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Piraeus.

“The security guard was also injured,” a police official said, adding that there were no arrests so far.

“The intruders have nothing to do … whatsoever with the Olympiakos family,” Olympiakos said in a statement.


VO/OLAL

(Edited by Olawale Alabi)

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