Europa League – Hooligans clash with police before Mayence-Anderlecht match
Friday, 21 October 2016
Clashes broke out on Thursday evening in the German town of Mayence before a Europa League match between the local football club and Sporting Anderlecht of Belgium. A policeman was wounded in the clashes and had to be transported to hospital.
Belgian hooligans had ganged up in the city centre ahead of the encounter, according to the police, who arrested 80 persons, held them for the duration of the match, which ended in a 1-1 draw, then bussed them back to Belgium.