REPORTS: Liverpool fans attacked by Roma supporters outside Anfield 1 year ago

REPORTS: Liverpool fans attacked by Roma supporters outside Anfield

Ugly scenes before kick-off.

Before kick-off in tonight's Champions League semi-final, various Roma fans attacked Liverpool fans.

Dan Roan, BBC News Sports Editor, reported that one fan was injured while Jonathan Northcroft, Sunday Times football correspondent, said that a group of Roma supporters emerged out of Venmore Street before they attacked Liverpool fans with belts.

The Roma group attacked an older Liverpool fan before they were chased down the street.

During the melee, Jeremy Cross, football journalist with The Star, has reported that one person has been stabbed and that paramedics are treating the victim.

Regarding the law enforcement at Anfield, there's an increased police presence at the ground following the attack on Manchester City's bus prior to the first leg of the quarter-final first earlier this month.

The Merseyside Police are investigating.

Main image via - Jonathan Northcrof