MOSCOW, December 2 (Itar-Tass) —— Football fans of Austria’s Sturm beaten at the hotel in north-eastern Moscow overnight to Friday got no major injuries, a source in law enforcement agencies told Itar-Tass, noting that two football fans were injured.
“After the medical aid was given to them they were checked out from the hospital,” the source said. He noted that beaten Austrian football fans were drunken and “gave contradictory testimony” over the reasons for the brawl. “One of them claimed there were five attackers, the second one said there were 100 attackers,” the source said.
“The police detained two suspected attackers hot on their traces. They are drunken and cannot give any testimony,” the source said.
Lokomotiv Moscow defeated 3-1 Austria’s Sturm in a Europa League group stage match in Moscow on Thursday evening. The Austrian football fans were beaten in a fistfight after one hours a.m. Moscow time at the Borodino Hotel in Rusakovskaya Street in the Sokolniki district of Moscow.