These fans had made the trip to the Netherlands while Ajax Amsterdam Lille receives Tuesday at 21 hours for the first day of the Champions League.
"Disturbance of public order, shooting fireworks and violence. " A hundred Lille supporters were arrested on Tuesday 17 August in Amsterdam just a few hours before the start of the Champions League football match between LOSC and Ajax, the local police said on Twitter. An investigation had been opened.
Lille supporters were arrested near a subway station in the south-east of Amsterdam. One of them was wounded, the Dutch news agency ANP reported. These fans made the trip to the Netherlands while Ajax Amsterdam Lille receives Tuesday at 21 hours for the first day of the Champions League, a competition that the Lille find after seven years of absence.
According to local TV AT5, some of those arrested were walking on the subway tracks. A spokesman for the police quoted told the ANP that supporters "Were taken in two buses to cells. Strandvliet and Duivendrecht metro stations were evacuated for a while and traffic stopped. Traffic has since resumed.