Fireworks and pitch invasions as rival fans clashed. Photo: Andreas Lundin/Sveriges Radio

Football match broken off after fans clash

A friendly between Stockholm's Djurgården football team and Germany's Union Berlin has been broken off, after fireworks were thrown onto the pitch and fans clashed in the stands.

Newspaper Dagens Nyheter says the away fans "caused chaos" on their way to the Stockholm Tele2 Arena and when they made pitch invasions masked Djurgården fans were not slow to meet them on the astroturf. Police kept the two groups apart.

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