Burnley were a goal to the good at half-time in the Premier League side’s final pre-season friendly before the beginning of the new season.
Ben Mee headed home Robbie Brady’s brilliant cross just before the break after a competitive opening half.
Trouble then broke out in the stands and the game was abandoned on police advice. Check out the very worrying footage below.
Hannover96 fans attacking Burnley fans today, the game has now been abandoned on police advice. pic.twitter.com/e0BoA1W9Z7
— Away Days Videos (@AwayDaysVideos) 5 August 2017
— The Away Fans Videos (@TheAwayFansVids) 5 August 2017
Throngs of German supporters were seen marching through the streets around the stadium earlier today.
Hannover 96 fans in Burnley today pic.twitter.com/NbdQKFE2gp
— Football Away Days (@footyawayday) 5 August 2017
With the much-needed crackdown on such incidents in recent years, there will likely be very serious repercussions for the travelling fans.
The Clarets face champions Chelsea in their opening game of the new season next weekend.