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Serbia: Heavy police presence in Belgrade as Partizan and Red Star fans gear up for derby

1 22.09.2019 Инфо

M/S Police, Belgrade
W/S Police
W/S Police
W/S Man in car waving Partizan FC flag
W/S Police
M/S Man in car waving Partizan FC flag
W/S Police
M/S Group of Partizan fans chanting anti-Red Star song
W/S Police on horses
M/S Horse
C/U Horses
W/S Man and child dressed in Partizan jersey
C/U Child in Partizan shirt
W/S Gendarmerie
C/U Riot shields
M/S Partizan fans in front of stadium
W/S Partizan FC souvenirs
C/U Partizan FC hat
M/S People pass by Partizan FC souvenirs stall
M/S Partizan fans
W/S Gendarmerie in front of stadium
C/U Gendarmerie
W/S Partizan fans arriving at stadium in large group
W/S Partizan stadium and crowd in front of it
M/S People in front of stadium and gendarmerie
W/S Red Star fans in front of stadium
WS Red star fans and Gendarmerie
M/S Gendarmerie
W/S Security check in front of stadium
W/S Security check in front of stadium
M/S Security check in front of stadium
C/U Security check in front of stadium
W/S Partizan stadium and Red star fans
C/U Sign “FC Partizan”
SCRIPT
Police were out in force in central Belgrade on Sunday, in the lead up to the fierce city derby between FC Partizan and FC Red Star at the JNA stadium.
Local media report that there have been several clashes between fans of both teams, including a major one 15 km (9 miles) from the venue where the match was due to take place.
Tempers flared inside the stadium as well, where the Red Star fans — also known as 'the Delije' — clashed with a riot police squad on the visitors' stand.
The match ended up with a 2-0 win for FC Partizan, much to the delight of their fans, also known as 'the Gravediggers.'