Clashes began 2 hours before the Nautico – Fortaleza match, when away fans came to the city of Recife. On the streets, there was total chaos. That day, Fortaleza fanatics were together with Santa Cruz and they clashed with Nautico. Police to disperse the fans used a flash-bang-grenades and rubber bullets. Many wounded and detained.
Big clashes on the streets before North-east Cup in Brazil 15.01.2019