On Thursday, May 18, the return match of the 1/2 finals of the Conference League between the clubs Basel and Fiorentina took place. The game ended 3-1 in favor of the Violets after extra time. The first meeting of the teams in Italy ended with the score 2:1 in favor of the guests. According to the sum of two meetings, the Italian club made its way to the European Cup final.
At the beginning of the second extra-time the fight was stopped for 10 minutes. The game was asked to be suspended by the Fiorentina players. The fact is that they heard screams from the stands. The violets fan became ill, he had a heart attack.
Doctors immediately began to run to the fan. However, it was not possible to quickly get to the patient and it took time. According to eyewitnesses who were at the stadium at that moment, Bayer fans began to throw various things at Fiorentina players and the stewards did not want to open the podium, as they were afraid that the fans of the German club would break out onto the field.
VIDEO. Fiorentina players stop the match with Basel because of the screams from the stands
Gara che si ferma all’inizio del secondo tempo supplementare per permettere ai sanitari di intervenire nel settore ospiti della #Fiorentina. Un tifoso viola si è sentito male ed è necessaria la rianimazione. Sono stati i giocatori viola a fermare il gioco. #BaselFiorentina pic.twitter.com/dL0DIy6qBf
— Matteo Dovellini (@MatteoDovellini) May 18, 2023
The game has been halted while medics try to reach a Fiorentina fan in the away end. #UECL #FCBFIO pic.twitter.com/hWlrJxlrpA
— Football24/7 (@foet247europa) May 18, 2023
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