Ajax, Zagreb fans clash, dozens arrested

Police arrested dozens of football supporters in central Amsterdam on Thursday night following clashes between Ajax and Dinamo Zagreb supporters.

News agency ANP says164 supporters had been held by 21.30. The Telegraaf said 34 arrests had been made and 130 Zagreb fans without tickets were also picked up.
Ajax won the Europa League tie 2-1.
In particular, there was trouble in the red light district and around the Rembrandtplein square, a popular entertainment area.
The city council had already warned there may be problems between the two groups of supporters and had taken extra steps to beef up security.
One police officer received a leg injury when hit by a police car during clashes on the Damrak.
Most of the troublemakers have been released but some 25 face charges, the Parool reports.

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