TRNAVA – The police in Trnava are currently monitoring the situation in the city after the prematurely ended football match between FC Spartak Trnava and ŠK Slovan Bratislava. Slovan’s fans moved to the train station in the police cordon and, according to information from the spokesperson of the Regional Directorate of the Police Force in Trnava, Mária Linkešová, the train had already left the Trnava station.
The hit of the 11th round of the Fortuna football league between Spartak and Slovan did not finish on Sunday. Referee Filip Glova ended it prematurely after a long break caused by fan riots.
After about a quarter of an hour of play, the direct fight for the first place in the table was interrupted by the spectators, who broke into the playing area and there were also physical confrontations between them. After the skirmishes, one of the fans had to be treated by medical staff directly on the lawn and taken away on a stretcher. The situation calmed down only when the hard-core police cleared the sector of visiting supporters who continued to use pyrotechnics. “We will summarize and evaluate the implemented security measures on Monday (October 18), ” said Linkešová.
The players of both teams were waiting in the cabins, after a half-hour break Glova came out of the tunnel and gestured to end the match. Security measures were carried out by police throughout the day. To ensure public order, the commander of the measures in the streets of the city of Trnava set aside several dozen police officers, mainly from the services of the riot, traffic and criminal police. Special units, police officers from the field of cynology and hippology with horses, were also ready to intervene.
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