A group of Ajax ultras set off fireworks and bangers in the streets around Real Madrid's hotel in Amsterdam overnight, leading to several detentions.
A group of Ajax ultras set about causing a ruckus in the environs of Real Madrid’s team hotel in Amsterdam overnight on Wednesday, leading Dutch pólice and the Spanish club’s own security detail to comb the streets looking for the local fans, who used Fireworks and bangers in an attempt to ensure the visiting European champions enjoyed as Little rest as possible.
The ultras were not exactly sure of the location of Real’s hotel and so marauded around the De Pijp district of the Netherlands’ capital causing as much commotion as possible between 2:30 and 4:00 in the morning on Wednesday.
Four Ajax fans arrested near Real Madrid's hotel
Employees at the Hotel Okura, where Santiago Solari’s side are lodged ahead of Wednesday evening’s game at the Johan Cruyff Arena, called the police but it was an hour and half before all the ultras could be dispersed or rounded up, with Real Madrid’s own security personnel also joining the chase.
Four people were arrested during the disturbances, which mirrored those staged in Paris a year earlier when PSG fans laid siege to Madrid’s team hotel ahead of the match between the sides at the Parc des Princes.