However the victory was spoiled by hooliganism as some Djurgården fans celebrating on the pitch immediately after the final whistle attacked four players from Assyriska. One player was taken to hospital with neck injuries. No arrests were made at the time and police are now studying tv footage of the incidents. A spokesman for Assyriska said that he hoped that the Swedish football association would take action against Djurgården, who have a known hooligan following.
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