Lazio ultras attack Spurs fans

Rome – Visiting supporters from English Premier League club Tottenham were injured late Wednesday after suspected hardline fans of Lazio attacked a pub in the capital, police sources said.

Only one supporter from England had to attend hospital after the attack, which occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning when a group of Italians wearing masks attacked the premises, according to witnesses quoted by the ANSA news agency.

A pub is seen damaged after a fight in downtown Rome. Ten Tottenham Hotspur supporters were hurt and one seriously injured as group of masked assailants attcked them. Credit: Reuters

Lazio host Tottenham at the Olympic Stadium later Thursday for a Europa League match. – Sapa-AFP

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