Violent clashes broke out in Naples prior to the Champions League match between Napoli and Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday.
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As a result, five Napoli fans and three Eintracht Frankfurt fans were arrested. Two law enforcement officers were injured during the clashes, and several cars, including at least one police vehicle, were burned.
One German fan sustained stab wounds, and eight others were treated for injuries.
The clashes took place when 470 Eintracht Frankfurt ultra fans, who had been prohibited from entering the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium for the round of 16 second leg between Napoli and Frankfurt, marched in central Naples.
Of the 470, 120 were taken to the police station in Frosinone, where they were processed before being taken to Fiumicino airport in Rome.
The remaining 350 were taken to Salerno before being accompanied to the airport to fly back to Germany.