UCL: Liverpool Fans Attacked In Kiev Over Champions League Final
Liverpool supporters had been caught up in bother forward of the Champions League final in Kiev after being apparently attacked in a restaurant.
Ukrainian police announced two foreigners had been injured “in a fight” within the city centre, and that two arrests had been made after Thursday’s incident, which was handled as “group hooliganism”.
An announcement from Ukraine’s National Police stated: “In the course of the conflict, two foreigners suffered injuries.”
It stated officers from the Holosiivskyi police division had been despatched to the scene, near the Olympic Stadium which can stage Saturday’s match in opposition to Real Madrid, and that the victims of the assault and the alleged perpetrators refused to offer statements.
Merseyside Police stated they had been conscious of the incident and have officers in Kiev.
It stated the struggle occurred at round 11pm native time on Thursday.
The native police stated their regulation enforcers had been “looking for other participants in the fight to give their actions a legal assessment”.
Separately, police stated Thursday’s Women’s Champions League final between Lyon and Wolfsburg on the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Stadium in Kiev had handed off with none bother.