Chelsea and Manchester City fans are filmed fighting on the streets of Madrid – What We Know!

Chelsea and Manchester City fans are filmed fighting on the streets of Madrid

Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis followers clashed on the streets of Madrid on Tuesday in unpleasant scenes, with baton-wielding police compelled to intervene.

The scuffles broke out within the Plaza Mayor sq. within the Spanish capital and had been caught on digicam, with clips of drinks being thrown shortly surfacing on-line. 

It was reported earlier this week that Madrid police can be ‘on alert’ forward of the ‘double hazard’ of two English supporter bases converging in the identical place.

And, in surprising style, tensions between them reached breaking level, that means they needed to be separated into completely different areas of the favored landmark.

Round 8,000 supporters had been anticipated to jet out from England to Spain to look at the Champions League quarter-final showdowns, sparking security issues. 

Chelsea confronted Actual Madrid on the Bernabeu on Tuesday night time, simply 24 hours earlier than Metropolis’s second leg at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium would start. 

In footage posted on social media, the rival followers had been seen confronting each other whereas shouting, earlier than punches had been thrown and drinks had been hurled.

Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea followers had been concerned in violent clashes in Spanish capital Madrid 

Spanish police were called in to disperse the supporters, who have descended on the capital

Spanish police had been referred to as in to disperse the supporters, who’ve descended on the capital 

Chelsea performed Actual Madrid on Tuesday, with Manchester Metropolis in motion on Wednesday night time

It was at that time that the law enforcement officials charged in to aim to revive order. 

Spanish tv channel La Sexta broadcast footage displaying armoured officers corralling Metropolis followers into one of many many bars within the sq. to forestall confrontations.

Radio MARCA additionally filmed the police transferring in to disperse the followers. 

The Plaza Mayor was recognized as a ‘scorching zone’ for police, stories in Spain stated, with the world probably the most ‘delicate’ place within the metropolis for supporters to collect pre-match.

Chelsea supporters were disappointed on Tuesday as their side were dumped out of Europe

Chelsea supporters had been disillusioned on Tuesday as their aspect had been dumped out of Europe

Manchester United supporters ‘invaded’ the general public area final month, when their aspect drew 1-1 with Atletico of their last-16 Champions League tie. 

Chelsea had been left deflated after successful 3-2 of their tie on the night time, solely to crash out of the competitors 5-4 on mixture after objectives from Rodrygo and Karim Benzema.

Metropolis, in the meantime, take a slender 1-0 result in Atletico on Wednesday night and little doubt the native safety forces will probably be on alert in case of any extra hassle. 

Metropolis are enjoying for the proper to tackle Actual Madrid within the semi-final of the competitors they so desperately wish to win for the primary time.