WARSAW, June 17 (Itar-Tass) — Russian and Polish fans have re-united in grief after the Russian and Polish national squads dropped out of the Euro 2012 football championships. Both have bitter regret over their teams’ defeats.
The Russians lost to the Greeks in the final third round match in Group A (0-1). The Poles lost to the Czechs in Wroclaw with the same score.
The Czech Republic (6 points) and Greece (4 points) were the two teams that entered the quarterfinals in Group A. Russians with 4 points is third and Poland with two is fourth.
The fans moved to the center of Warsaw shortly after the Russia-Greece match. After last week clashes the hostilities had gone away. Russian and Polish fans shared impressions regretting the defeat of their teams.
“It’s just terrible,” a Russian team’s fan said.
“I am so sorry that we as the hosts are leaving the tournament so early,” a Polish fan said.
The mood in Warsaw was not aggressive. Police controlled the situation, allowing the fans to give vent to their feelings.