Panic in Porto as Man City and Chelsea Fans Clash Hours to Champions League Final

Panic in Porto as Man City and Chelsea Fans Clash Hours to Champions League Final

- Chelsea and Manchester City fans traded blows in Porto ahead of UCL final

- Local police were said to have been called before the fight was stopped

- Manchester City recently won the Premier League title

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Hours ahead of the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea, fans of these two Premier League giants have clashed in Porto which is the venue of the big battle.

There is no doubt about the fact that the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will be tough considering the rivalries on ground over the years.

Fans have however started their own war on the streets of Porto according to the report by Daily Mail who claimed to have spotted a video of the two gangs yelling at each other.

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The incident was said to have happened on Thursday night, May 27, and it caused major traffic as passing cars were blasting their horns so as not to hit the fighters.

It took the intervention of the police who stormed the battle ground and were able to separate both fans in what was a show of shame.

Chelsea will be going into this Champions League final with all seriousness having lost the FA Cup against Leicester City which was a painful one for all Blues fans.

Since Thomas Tuchel took over as manager of Chelsea, he has been able to change the fortune of the club for the better reaching two finals in a season.

Although Manchester City have won the Premier League, but this is the first Pep Guardiola reached the UCL final with the Citizens and will want to win the title.

English football fans in Porto.
English football fans in Porto for Champions League final. Photo by Marc Atkins
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Thomas Tuchel named his 25-man squad for Chelsea's Champions League final against Man City on Saturday, May 29.

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The two rival teams are set to lock horns in an all-English affair in Portugal, with both sides eyeing European glory.

The pair of N'Golo Kante and Édouard Mendy who were major doubts for the trip have been included in the travelling party following their return to training on Wednesday, May 26.

Mendy is understood to have picked a rib injury on the final day of the Premier League campaign after he collided against the post.

The Senegalese shot-stopper had to be withdrawn at half-time, with his position being taken by Kepa Arrizabalaga who saw out the rest of the match. Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1417806-champions-league-chelsea-confirm-squad-face-man-city-final.html

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