A total of 19 police officers sustained varying levels of injuries after Roma and Feyenoord supporters fans clashed in the build up to this seasons Europa Conference League final.
Mourinho’s Roma will take on Dutch side Feyenord in Tirana, Albania’s capital later today (Wednesday).
During the violent face-off, fans were seen wielding glass bottles, stones, sticks and other dangerous objects even as police officers tried effortlessly to break up the clash.
“In the early hours of this morning we deported – via the sea port of Durres – 80 Italian hooligan fans. As a result of violence against police from the fans of both teams, we have 19 officers injured and one of them is injured with a knife,” the Deputy General Director, Albanian Police, Albert Dervishi explained.
According to local police officials, 60 individuals – 48 Italian and 12 Dutch – had been “taken to the station” as a result of the trouble. The police added that among those treated at the hospital were 10 Albanians, Italian and Dutch nationals.