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Hooded attackers stabbed a Paris Saint-Germain supporter forward of the French membership’s Champions League match at AC Milan, Italian police stated Tuesday. The unnamed French man was “significantly injured by two stab wounds within the leg” in Milan on Monday night time and brought to hospital, police stated in an announcement. The Corriere della Sera newspaper stated the person was 34 years previous and his life was not in peril. Witnesses advised police the conflict occurred between round 50 Milan followers and French followers who had been within the Navigli space of the northern Italian metropolis.
Video photographs on social media shared by Italian information websites present a gaggle of males on a canal aspect identified for its cafes, bars and nightlife.
As flares are set off, they all of a sudden flip and run from one other group of males, a few of whom are sporting hoods and wielding what seem like batons.
The assault comes lower than two months after a Newcastle United supporter was stabbed in the identical space of town forward of a Champions League fixture in opposition to Milan.
Seven-time European champions Milan on Tuesday host PSG, who at present lead Group F by two factors and will probably be favourites after hammering the Italians 3-0 on the Parc des Princes a fortnight in the past.
An already scorching ambiance on the San Siro will probably be additional enflamed by the return of Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who left Milan for PSG as a free agent in the summertime of 2021.
Tuesday’s match might have a huge effect on each aspect’s prospects of reaching the knockout phases of the Champions League as simply 4 factors separate the 4 groups within the group.
Milan are backside of the group on two factors after failing to attain a single objective of their opening three matches.
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