Lithuanian victory marred by fan violence

  • 2011-03-26
  • Jared Grellet
KAUNAS, Lithuania – Lithuania have defeated southern neighbor Poland 2-0 in an international football friendly on Friday evening in a match marred by fan violence. Local media reported that around 200 Polish fans began abusing local police before the game had even kicked off, hurling an array of items including bottles and stones at police in the streets surrounding the stadium. The violence continued throughout the match forcing riot police to intervene with tear gas and the use of dogs. Cars with Polish number plates were also spot-checked en-route t...
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