AZ Alkmaar fans have raised eyebrows by football fans as they attempted to wield violence against the families of opposing players.
Alkmaar lost 0-1 to Pablo Fornals at the end of the second half in the match against West Ham in the second leg of the 2022/23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa Conference League semi-final held at the Alkmaar AFAS Stadium in the Netherlands on the 19th (Korean time). .
Alkmaar tried to reach the final for the first time in 42 years since advancing to the UEFA Cup final in the 1980/81 season, but Alkmaar, who lost 1-2 in the first leg on the 12th, failed to advance to the final with a total score of 1-3 in the first and second leg. did.
On the other hand, in the match, regardless of the match result, the excessive behavior of Alkmaar fans angered the players and many football fans.
British media The Sun reported on the 19th, “It was an ugly scene. Alkmaar hooligans attacked the West Ham player’s family.”
According to reports, Alkmaar hooligans assaulted the friends, family and staff of West Ham players who were sitting in the stands and watching the match when Fornals’ goal in the second half made West Ham’s victory likely.
“The hooligans sat behind the dugout and attacked the friends, family and coaching staff of the players cheering. Several West Ham players, including sporting director Mark Noble, immediately stepped out of the stands to protect them from the thugs in black and snowsuits,” The Sun said. I ran to,” he explained the situation at the time.
“Captains Declan Rice and Jared Bowen were also seen arguing with the crowd, and Alkmaar hooligans appeared to be throwing objects at them,” he added. .
At the time, Lucas Maketa, Aaron Cresswell, and Markayle Antonio, who jumped to block Alkmaar fans, were stopped by security officers, and West Ham coaches were seen scolding those who did not properly stop them.
Regarding the incident, Alkmaar CEO and London-born Pascal Janssen criticized the scene in a post-match interview, calling it “a shameful thing that happened at our stadium”, while Premier League legend Joe Cole, who works as a BT sports commentator, said, “There is no language in modern football. It’s not okay. It should be banned for life,” he said, emphasizing the need for strong discipline.
Meanwhile,토스카지노 The Sun reported that Alkmaar fans had already clashed with West Ham fans before the match.
The media said, “West Ham fans and Alkmaar fans clashed ahead of kick-off, and they caused a mess on the street. In a video shared on social media, a person was also captured being attacked by a group using what appeared to be a bicycle as a weapon.” He explained the serious situation.