LILLE, France, June 14. /TASS/. Fans of the Wales football team who are gathering in Lille ahead of Thursday’s game where Wales will play versus England are provoking the Russian fans coming here for the Russia vs Slovakia game scheduled for Wednesday, a TASS correspondent said in an eyewitness account.
Specifically, he heard the Welsh chant slogans insulting Russia.
On Wednesday, the Russian team will play its second game as part of EURO2016, this time versus Slovakia.
Russian footballs fans got in the headlines during EURO2016 because of brawls with Britons before and the after the Russia vs England game on June 11.
As a result of clashes in the Stade Velodrome stadium in Marseilles, more than 30 people were injured. Reports said on Wednesday one of them, a British fan, was in a critical condition.