Unlikely scenes in Dutch football. Jetro Willems of FC Groningen received a blow from one of his own supporters in the match against Heerenveen, while he tried to call them to order. That happened after one of the fans entered the field and was taken away by stewards. The game had to be stopped for a while as a result.
Bron: The Telegraph
At that moment disturbances broke out behind the goal. Willems and Manu, who rushed in from the reserve bench, wanted to calm things down. They went to the stands and received a few taps. That was the signal for referee Gözübüyük to go to the dressing room. Ten minutes remained to be played. Groningen was 0-2 behind at that time. After about fifteen minutes, the game resumed.
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The brawl was in stark contrast to an atmosphere action among the supporters. They had received scarves with the inscription ‘Regardless of the position’. Whatever happened, they would continue to support their club was the message. In the twelfth minute they stood up like a man and held the scarves above their heads. The sobering followed at the end of the duel.