The clash of football fans occurred in Liberty square roughly an hour before the start of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League game Shakhtar Donetsk and Italian team Roma.

As reported in social networks, the fight was attended by about 50 citizens, and 40 of the Romans. After a brief skirmish, the police pushed the aggressive fans from each other. Then opponents divided and seedlings on the two buses drove away. According to one of the fans brought to the stadium, according to another source in the police Department.

According to the Department of communications of GUNP Kharkiv region, information on victims or delivered in police departments has not yet been reported.

Recall that in the first match of 1/8 finals of the Champions League at the stadium “Metalist” in Kharkiv on February 21, the club of Rome Roma meets Shakhtar Donetsk.