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VIDEO: Drunk Porto fan runs from police

A drunk fan tries to evade capture during Porto's clash with Sporting.

By Thomas Joseph

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Drunk Porto fan runs from police during game against Porto
Drunk… Fan (Image: YouTube/leedsleedsoli)

Watch as a drunk Porto fan runs from police during his side’s clash with Sporting Lisbon.

There was some quite serious crowd trouble during clash between the Portuguese rivals, but one intoxicated reveller provided a little bit of light entertainment as he tried to evade capture.

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BBC Sport report:

Forty-eight people were injured after violent clashes between supporters before Sunday’s Portuguese top-flight game between Porto and Sporting Lisbon.

About 100 fans were involved in the trouble outside of Porto’s Dragao stadium and were taken to a police station before being released.

“In a very cohesive and organised way, a group provoked the violence and forced their entry near the stadium’s gate 25,” police said in a statement.

Television footage showed the problems started when the group, mostly dressed in black and not wearing any club colours, arrived outside the stadium and began goading Porto fans.

The two groups began fighting and police, using batons, intervened to diffuse the situation. Some people had to be treated in hospital but there were no reports of serious injuries.

“The individuals who caused the violence were intercepted inside the stadium, after which they were taken to the police department in order to be identified and to inquire about the circumstances in which they committed those actions,” police added.

Watch as a drunk Porto fan runs from police below: