MOSCOW, February 20. /TASS/. Russian police has invited four Turkish colleagues to the next week’s match of the first leg of the UEFA Europa League Round of Last 32 between Lokomotiv Moscow FC and Fenerbahce, the Russian Interior Ministry’s press service said on Saturday.
"After Russian police officers helped ensuring public order at the first match between these teams in Istanbul, we have decided to invite Turkish colleagues," the press service said.
Tuesday’s match in Istanbul ended with the 2-0 Fenerbahce victory over Lokomotiv. Both goals were scored by Fenerbahce’s defensive midfielder Souza in the 18th and 72nd minutes of the match.
Unprecedented security measures were observed before, during and after Wednesday’s match in Istanbul. Only a single incident was reported during the event, when Fenerbahce’s fans hurled objects at a bus carrying Lokomotiv’s fans.