Fired-up Galatasaray fans throw flares on to the Emirates Stadium pitch as Champions League clash with Arsenal is disrupted. Galatasaray fans disrupted Champions League clash with Arsenal by throwing flares onto the pitch, Fernando Muslera and Wesley Sneijder removed the flares and appealed for their own fans to calm down. UEFA said action could be taken against the clubs once the match delegate has submitted their report.
Flares also set off under a bridge near Finsbury Park by Galatasaray fans. Huge police presence escorted 3,000 Turkish supporters to Emirates
Metropolitan police confirm six arrests have been made.
‘We are aware of a number of flares being ignited and thrown on to the pitch at the Emirates Stadium,’ a police spokesperson told Press Association Sport.
‘There were also some flares thrown near to the Tollington Arms on Hornsey Road.
‘Police will be reviewing CCTV footage from inside the stadium and of the surrounding streets.’