Followers of the Italian facet are mentioned to have approached West Ham followers with “chains and belt buckles”.
A 17-year-old witness mentioned: “They have been throwing flares and firecrackers.”
He added: “That they had chains and belt buckles and the whole lot. They arrive right here, attempt giving it, after which they ran down the street.”
The pressure mentioned Italian followers attacked West Ham followers in a bar within the nation’s capital, with three folks being left injured in consequence.
It was additionally confirmed a police officer had been attacked throughout the incident.
Following the conflict, 16 folks have been detained as police “restricted the non-public freedom” of these suspected to be concerned.
Three of our mates have been injured, out of all of this lot there have been 5. Three of them have been our mates. They’ve gone to hospital
A translation of a Czech police tweet mentioned: “Italy followers attacked West Ham followers in a bar in Rytirska Avenue, injuring three. One policeman was additionally attacked. We have now restricted the non-public freedom of 16 folks and we’re at the moment investigating the entire incident.”
Outdoors the Tek’ila Tek’ila bar within the metropolis centre, a burnt-out chair and damaged glass have been seen littered throughout the bottom.
One West Ham fan, who didn’t need to be named, mentioned “a big group” of Italian followers attacked the bar.
“About eight Italians walked previous, swinging bands and chains,” he mentioned.
He added: “5 minutes later there was an enormous group that come down the street and attacked us.”
The person mentioned 5 West Ham followers have been injured.
He mentioned: “Three of our mates (have been injured), out of all of this lot there have been 5. Three of them have been our mates. They’ve gone to hospital.”
He added that one among his pals was “fairly badly” injured with a “large lower” on his head.
Movies have been additionally shared on social media showing to point out folks throwing chairs at one another in Prague on Wednesday.