The unfortunate incident occurred in the 92nd minute Galatasaray’s Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo was shown a red card. Scores of fans invaded the pitch after the players sending off and littered the pitch with missiles.
CCTV grabs show the players from both sides running for cover as security forces tried to subdue the enraged fans at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.
The Turkish tabloids are pinning the blame on Besiktas fans for starting the incident by clashing with security forces but the Turkey Football Federation have stepped in and are going to announce their decision on the match result this week.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba scored both of Galatasaray’s goals and his team nearly ended Besiktas’s unbeaten run before the violence broke out.Published 23 Sep 2013, 12:40 IST