Scottish side Aberdeen has launched an investigation into fan violence that broke out after the end of a Europa League qualifier in Larnaca which they lost 2-0 to Apollon Limassol and were disqualified.
Two Scottish men were injured during the trouble, which saw visiting fans clash with stewards and riot police who used teargas to disperse them.
They were treated at Larnaca hospital before being discharged, one for a fractured knee and the other one for an injury to his head which needed stitches.
The injured men didn’t want to press charges as they were going to leave the country.
“Following incidents at the end of this evening’s match in Larnaca, the club can confirm it has commenced dialogue with the stadium operators, Apollon Limassol, and the authorities,” Aberdeen said in a statement. “As part of this, the club has requested that CCTV footage is interrogated in order to assist matters.”
Reports said the reason for the trouble was the reaction of a section of Aberdeen fans when it was announced that they had to stay put until home fans left the AEK Arena.
According to the Scottish Sun, away supporters, numbering around 700, appeared to have started fighting among themselves after the final whistle.
They were taunted by Apollon supporters prompting them to turn against them.