Barcelona stewards ‘hit Spurs fans with batons’ during clash at the Nou Camp
SPURS fans appear to be battered with batons by Barcelona stewards at the Nou Camp last night.A video uploaded by a Tottenham supporter appeared to show security staff clambering over themselves to strike the fans during the Champions League clash.5 A Spurs fan claimed Barcelona stewards allegedly started hitting them for no reasonCredit: TwitterIt is unclear what caused the fracas, but supporters who appear to be peaceful are seen trying to hold back the stewards as strikes rain down.A fan by the name of Alex, who posted the video and had photos showing him at the Nou Camp from last night, wrote: “I just need to address this issue which happened last night during the game.”Absolutely disgusting behaviour by Barcelona stewards hitting us with batons for no reason!”@SpursOfficial please send this to @UEFA @Champions [email protected] it’s disgusting.5 A series of baton-wielding stewards appear to move towards the fans in the Nou CampCredit: Twitter5 One steward looks on as the fracas takes place in the away end of Barcelona’s stadiumCredit: Twitter”We done nothing wrong and they just started hitting us. They wanted a fight, we didn’t want any trouble!”We were just trying to watch the match.”The video lasts 45 seconds and appears to show as many as four stewards hitting fans.One member of security personnel can be seen clamouring forward over the heads of others in an attempt to land a blow. pic.twitter.com/O3H5ezkhU6— Phil (@oasispj38) December 12, 2018 5 Chelsea fan Colin Twyman suffered a fractured cheekbone after being hit by Barca stewards earlier this yearCredit: TwitterBarcelona stewards hit fans with batons outside the Nou Camp as Chelsea supporters goad them by singing ‘You’ll always be Spain’A fellow user posted a photo showing a man with his head and hands taped up.The man apparently feature in the photo claimed he had been hit with a baton “for no reason”.He wrote: “That’s me with the head and hands taped. Got smacked outside game for no reason. Medics who looked after me were first class and I want to thank them.”5 Lucas Moura’s goal put Spurs in the Champions League last-16Credit: EPAOne Chelsea fan was left with horrific eye injuries in March this year after Barca stewards allegedly shepherded Blues fans into thugs.Mauricio Pochettino’s side made it through to the Champions League last-16 courtesy of Lucas Moura’s equaliser.That cancelled out Ousmane Dembele’s opener meaning Inter’s 1-1 draw at home to PSV was not enough to send them through instead.