Summary: Maccabi Netanya - Maccabi Haifa 2:0 (Sport1)
The Israel Police responds to the claims and states - we are the ones who suffered violence from Maccabi Haifa fans.
The morning after the violent clashes in the stands in Netanya, the police reported 11 wounded from the force, as well as three police horses that were injured by cuts and suffering from fear of broken legs.
"During the match in Netanya between the local team and the Maccabi Haifa team, riots began on the part of the fans of the visiting team after a group of fans refused to get off the railing of the stands, thereby endangering themselves and the occupants of the lower stands," said the police.
Later, riots began outside the field during which 11 policemen were injured as a result of severe violence that was used against them and dozens of chairs were thrown at them.
In addition, 3 police horses were injured from cuts and suffer from fear of breaking their legs."
The police's "evidence": we are the ones who were attacked (photo: official website, courtesy of the Israel Police)
A police officer is injured after clashes with Maccabi Haifa fans (photo: official website, courtesy of the Israel Police)
Of the four fans arrested yesterday, two were released to 5 days of house arrest and after being banned from Maccabi Haifa games for 60 days.
Two more detainees will be brought to the court in Petah Tikva today for a detention extension hearing.