Video: Pitched battle between Frankfurt and Rangers fans ahead of Europa League final

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Ultras from both teams were throwing chairs and punching and kicking each other through the streets of Seville. Then the German team prevailed on penalties after drawing 1-1 and were crowned champions.

a huge Struggle It happened among the fans of the EintrachtFrankfurt Yes rangers before the end of the European League where the German team were crowned continental champions after 42 years.

The pitched battle began in the streets of Seville , a few meters from the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium, where the match was played. There, Germans and Scots chairs, fists and kicks were thrown .

It all happened at the Puente de los Bomberos, a construction located in the San Bernardo neighborhood of the Spanish city. Several residents passing by recorded the brawl, which quickly went viral on social media.

The local police had to intervene to separate the two sides. Tuesday night, Five Frankfurt supporters had already been arrested for a similar altercation that ended in an injured Scottish fan.

The police had to intervene in the fight between Frankfurt fans and Rangers (Photo: REUTERS)

Despite the dispute, after the game thousands of Eintracht fans came out to celebrate the title in the streets of Seville with flares and fireworks.

Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans among the most passionate in Europe

This fact did not take the local authorities by surprise. In reality, in Seville they were already prepared for the confrontations between the two supporters recognized as the most passionate on the European continent.

It is that despite the fact that the stadium has a capacity of 44,000 spectators and that each team only had 10,000 tickets, it is estimated that in total, over 150,000 fans traveled to the Europa League final so chaos was predictable.

Eintracht Frankfurt fans are among the most passionate in Europe (Photo: AFP)
Eintracht Frankfurt fans are among the most passionate in Europe (Photo: AFP)

Even Frankfurt supporters had already had incidents in the semi-finals of the competition, when they faced West Ham in England. On this occasion, German police arrested 30 fans of the two teams that had caused disturbances in the streets of the city. Later, it was reported that two supporters of the England team were left unconscious and hospitalized due to the terrible confrontation.

After the qualification for the final by the German team, thousands of fans invaded the playing field to celebrate the historic victory.

Eintracht Frankfurt, Europa League champions: beat Rangers and won the title after 42 years

EintrachtFrankfurt from Germany was consecrated Europa League Champion this Wednesday, after beating on penalties (5-4) at Scottish Rangers . The final, which was played at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán stadium in Sevilla, ended in a shot from 12 steps after the duel ended tied 1-1 after 120 minutes of play.

The great figure of the party was the Colombian Rafael Santos Borre , who scored a goal in the match and then, already on penalties, transformed his own in an excellent way to put an end to it and win the title. Joe Aribo had opened the scoring for the Scottish team.

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It is a very special title for the German team, since I haven’t conquered this contest since 1980 . It took 42 years for Eintracht Frankfurt to reclaim the title of champion of the second most important tournament at European level.

Eintracht Frankfurt, which had already won the Europa League when it was still called the UEFA Cup in 1979-80 and the Intertoto Cup in 1966-67, joined Chelsea (2018-19) and Villarreal (2020-21) in the list of undefeated champions continental tournament.

The German team finished the contest with six wins and seven draws after also racking up their sixth unbeaten game in their most immediate seven previous ones in Spanish territory. He also secured his ticket to the next edition of the Champions League. .

Source: TN

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