Galatasaray and Bayern Munich Fans Clash in Istanbul Ahead of Champions League Match

Galatasaray and Bayern Munich Fans Clash in Istanbul Ahead of Champions League Match

Galatasaray and Bayern Munich Fans Clash in Istanbul Ahead of Champions League Match

About a hundred Galatasaray and Bayern Munich supporters got into a fight in Istanbul’s bar district on Monday, hours before their Champions League match.

The brawl reportedly involved 70 German and Turkish fans, and four Germans and one Turk were reportedly injured.

It is unclear what sparked the fight, but street cameras captured footage of spectators hurling chairs and other small objects down the main street.

The incident occurred in the Beyoglu neighborhood of Istanbul, a popular tourist area known for its bars and restaurants.

Galatasaray supporters often gather in the area ahead of matches, and the brawl reportedly began near one of the team’s retail stores.

German Consulate Yet to React

The German consulate in Istanbul has not yet reacted to the incident.

Bayern Munich are currently on a 36-game winning streak in the Champions League group stage, and they are leading Group A with 6 points in 2 games.

Galatasaray are in second position in the group, and they defeated Manchester United on matchday 2.

The Champions League match between Galatasaray and Bayern Munich is scheduled to kick off at 5:45 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

Conclusion

The brawl between Galatasaray and Bayern Munich supporters is a disappointing incident, and it is hoped that there will be no further violence on matchday.

The two teams are set to meet in a crucial Champions League group stage match, and it is important that the fans of both sides are able to enjoy the game in a safe and peaceful environment.

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