Police fear a storm in Austria against Türkiye

For ÖFB in Leipzig on Tuesday, it’s all about Austria’s first place in the European Championship quarter-finals (live ticker from 9:00pm>>>). Turkey is an opponent with a decent following.

The organizer wants to be prepared accordingly. “When Austria plays against Turkey, the fans are huge. Depending on how the game ends, expect a storm on the pitch. We provide everything in the background, but it will be outside. A fan festival.” , Saxony’s interior minister Armin Schuster reveals to “Bild”.

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The Austrian fan parade has an advantage

Austrian fans definitely have an advantage in fan parades. According to police reports, 8,000 fans gathered on the way to the stadium, compared to only 4,000 for the Turks.

Security personnel have been enhanced to ensure safe processing. The Turkish fans were already causing a stir that night. Fireworks were set off in front of the ÖFB Hotel to disturb the peace of the night (read here >>>). According to “Bild”, no offense.


This is how ÖFB fans go before the Turkey match in Leipzig





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