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Another upheaval in Italian football: eight policemen injured in clashes with Lazio supporters

Eight policemen on Tuesday were injured in riots around the 119th birthday of Serie A club Lazio Roma. That was made by the Italian police Wednesday known.

The incident was Tuesday night late at the Piazza della Liberta, in the heart of the Italian capital. About 2,500 supporters came together to the 119th birthday of their favourite club, Lazio Roma, to celebrate. The Biancocelesti were on January 9, 1900 established.

Lazio-president Claudio Lotito was also present at the celebration, but left the square before the start of the incidents. Just before midnight, was withdrawn from about 300 masked fans from the crowd and began with projectiles at the police to throw. Who replied with tear gas and water cannon.

The Italian police was informed Wednesday that eight agents faced with cuts and bruises. Four supporters were arrested, all members of the Ultras of the club. The foursome should be no football games have more attendance.

Lazio Roma, the club of compatriots Jordan Lukaku and Silvio Proto, after nineteen days on the fourth place in the Serie A. Also a European ran the new year well, with wintering in the Europa League.

Inter Milan agree two duels without a hometown audience

Italian football is struggling in recent weeks with a surge of violence. During the match between Inter and Napoli on december 26, died at a Milan supporters after being run over by a car. In the same party was the Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly (ex-Racing Genk) also heavily taunted with racist chants. Inter Milan is therefore prepared two home games behind closed doors to play.

Inter, the club of Radja Nainggolan, it should be on 13 January at the bekermatch against Benevento and six days later in the league against Sassuolo without the support of the fans.

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