Magdeburg (dpa/sa) – During the DFB Cup game between 1. FC Magdeburg and Eintracht Frankfurt, there were physical altercations between fans. Home and guest fans met on Monday afternoon in the Salbke district of Magdeburg, the police said on Tuesday. According to the information, it was a group of people in the lower three-digit range. The police are investigating on suspicion of breach of the peace. She took on multiple identities and pronounced dismissals.

In addition, the fans of 1. FC Magdeburg performed a fan march before the game and ignited pyrotechnics. During the game, fans of both clubs ignited pyrotechnics several times.

Several hundred officers from six federal states and federal police forces were on duty in Magdeburg on Monday. The investigations continued.