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Montenegro – Russia abandoned after crowd trouble 27.03.2015

Friday night’s European Championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned after visiting goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was hit by a lit flare. The match had already been suspended for 30 minutes in the first half after Akinfeev was struck on the head by a flare thrown by home fans from the  stands just 20 seconds after kick-off. He was carried off the pitch on a stretcher and taken to hospital in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, wearing a neck brace. Uefa doctor Slobo Mandic went with Akinfeev to the hospital and said the goalkeeper was conscious. In 67th German referee definitely stopped match when one player was hit by cigarette lighter. Trouble between fans and police also took place outside the stadium when the Russians and Serbs (over 200 Serbs supported Russian fans) tried to burn the US flag.


In the video, we can see the moment, when the fan hits Igor Akinfeev


Troubles outside stadium with police when Russians & Serbs tried to burn USA flag.


  1. since when serbians and russians suck each other?


  3. Sta je kroasane,silovali ti srbi majku pa biju kompleksi?

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