PAOK supporters attacked Chelsea fans in Greece

Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 20/09/2018

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PAOK supporters attacked Chelsea fans in Greece ahead of Europa League Group L opener on Thursday evening.

The two fans of the dethroned Premier League Champions was injured in a suspected clash with rival fans in Greece ahead of the club's fixture against PAOK.

According to Sky Sports reporting that two Chelsea supporters were beaten by three attackers, alleged to be PAOK supporters 

Local authorities have confirmed that the travelling English fans received medical treatment from an ambulance crew at the scene but were not taken to the hospital. It is also said that they declined to press formal charges against the attackers, who fled without being apprehended.

Chelsea's game in the ancient city of Thessaloniki, the second largest in Greece, is their first in the Europa League since winning the competition in the 2012/13 season.

Chelsea will travel to Belarus and Hungary to play BATE Borisov and MOL Vidi respectively in the coming weeks and months.