Utrecht captain Viergever angry about fan behavior: ‘This makes no sense’ NOW

FC Utrecht won 3-4 at Fortuna Sittard on Friday evening, but afterwards it was mainly about the misbehavior of the fans. Referee Allard Lindhout had to stop the game because supporters threw beer and fireworks. Utrecht captain Nick Viergever condemns the behavior of his own fans.

Last Sunday, referee Danny Makkelie had to stop the duel between Utrecht and Ajax (0-2) because of a fireworks bomb. “It is always a small group of fans who ruin it for the crowd. That is such a shame,” Viergever responded on Friday after the game ESPN.

“This is simply not allowed to happen. Let’s take good measures. This has to get out of football. You have to be able to go to football with your family. This makes no sense. They also threw beer and cups at people,” he said. the 33-year-old defender.

Trainer Henk Fraser wanted to emphasize that not all fans of Utrecht are guilty. “We are talking about a minority here. We all think it’s ridiculous, but we can’t talk about Utrecht supporters in general. We have to get the individuals out and the justice system must then take action.”

The game was stopped for a few minutes by referee Allard Lindhout.

The game was stopped for a few minutes by referee Allard Lindhout.

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‘Shutting up the duel may have been an exaggeration’

Fortuna captain Mats Seuntjes was also not pleased with the behavior of the fans afterwards. “There was not much thrown on our side, it was a bit more intense with them (the fans of Utrecht, ed.).”

The attacking midfielder was disappointed to stop the game. “I understand that the referee has to intervene hard to make a statement. But maybe it is also a bit exaggerated to go in and also call the KNVB.”

Due to the first win of the season, Utrecht rises to place ten in the Eredivisie. Fortuna remains behind with zero points from five games.


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