Eleven German fans were arrested in the early hours of Wednesday after violent clashes in Naples on the eve of the duel Champions League between the Italian club and the Union Berlinannounced the police prefecture.
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The detainees caused "serious disturbances" in the early hours of Wednesday in several streets of the historic center of Naples, the authorities said.
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About 300 German fans vehicles and street furniture were looted before "confronting the police forces with stones, batons, metal and wooden bars, as well as pyrotechnic objects", destroying a business located in Piazza Dante, the police explained.
The detainees are part of "the most radical ultra groups of fans" from Unión Berlin, as well as from Borussia Mönchengladbach, historic rival of Naples and who came to accompany the followers of the Berlin club.
The match is scheduled to be played at the Diego Maradona Stadium starting at 5:45 p.m. local time, with the Naples second in group C with 6 points, three behind the leader Real Madrid.
This fourth day of the Champions League It was already marred in the early hours of Tuesday by altercations in Milan, where a Paris SG fan was stabbed by a rival fan.
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