AEK Athens’ Champions League tie with Ajax marred by serious crowd trouble

• Footage appears to show petrol bomb thrown into stands
• Greek police officers reportedly hit Ajax fans before game

AEK Athens’ Champions League defeat to Ajax in the Greek capital was marred by violent scenes before kick-off.

The away fans came under attack as home supporters threw flares into the stands. Social media footage also appeared to show a home fan throwing a ‘Molotov cocktail’ – an improvised petrol bomb – towards Ajax supporters.

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Source: theguardian