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Football fans riot in Bern after loss

National News // Nov. 29, 2019

There were riots in Bern last night after the football club Young Boys lost a Europa league game against the Portuguese club Porto. 

PIxabay Football fans riot in Bern after loss

Fans lit fires and set off fireworks and smoke bombs. One fan attacked a police officer. 

Fights broke out in the centre of the city. Four people have been arrested. 

Young Boys lost 1:2. The Bern club’s progression in the tournament now seems unlikely. They will have to win against Glasgow Rangers in Scotland in a couple of weeks to make sure they stay in. Pundits say that’s unlikely. 

 

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