Vice President of Kiev "Dynamo" Aleksey Semenenko said that the fans of his club staged a brawl during the tournament 1/16 Europa League at the Olympic stadium due to the fact that mixed Russian and French flags.
"That's how he sees the incident UEFA. The tournament Director said that the EU is well aware of how tense and electrified at the present time, the situation in Ukraine. According to them, the guest sector appeared flag similar to the flag of Russia. This is what has caused the negativity of the fans who rushed to liquidate him. But again, according to UEFA, it was the French flag, which is turned upside down (rotated by 90 degrees, reviews UEFA approx. OPINION) corresponds to the Russian, " said the Semenko, writes Football. Ua. In addition, the Vice-President of FC "Dynamo" said: "without doubt, our fault in this incident should also be considered. It turned out not. On the contrary, Authorized UEFA we are comforted and assured that in this situation don't look too terrible things. It would be much worse if the fight was close to the field or on the field. And since all of this happened near the stands, quickly quietened down and did not pose a danger to the players attitude towards the situation is much softened ". The head of the French club Bertrand DISPLA explaining the behavior of fans of Dynamo Kiev, said: "I saw at the stadium war With the participation of the rabid dogs who wanted to fight. And all eleven players "Hangama" that were on the football field, real heroes, because the organization of the tournament from the standpoint of security was " catastrophic." Referee meeting led the team off the field once in the 77th minute, a group of fans broke through a cordon of stewards, ran on the treadmill for gates and provoked a fight with the police. Fifteen minutes later as fans returned to the stands, the match resumed, writes Goal. Com. This DISPLA also surprised that the judge could return to the team on the field, hoping that the players focus on the game, despite the dangerous situation. The meeting ended with the score 3: 1 in favor of Kiev, which allowed the Dynamo to reach the 1/8 finals of the tournament.