Ridings overshadow cup final

Athens 2004 P1

The 1-0 (1: 0) victory of Panathinaikos Athens against Paok Saloniki in the final of the Greek football cup has been overshadowed by riots.
Hooligans of the two finalists lit massively pyrotechnics in the Olympic Stadium of Athens shortly before the start of the game, fought brawls and hurled objects.
The police, which was also attacked, started tear gas to stop the rioters.
The game started due to the players and coaches and numerous spectators with a 40 -minute delay.
After his goal in the 35th minute, the winning goal scorer Aitor Cantalapiedra was hit by a stone on the arm that came from the Paok fan grandstand, as television showed.
The game was interrupted again for about 30 minutes, only shortly before midnight the game could be kicked off without further incidents.
For Panathinaikos it was the first title since 2014.

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