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'Weapons seized' and more than 140 arrested prior to Champions League match

(CNN)Dutch police arrested more than 140 people as trouble flared prior to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first-leg tie between Ajax and Juventus on Wednesday.Supporters from both teams clashed ahead of the game at the Johan Cruyff ArenA, police said, with a number of weapons, including a hammer, screwdriver and cans of pepper spray confiscated. "Two large groups, in particular Italian supporters, have been arrested," a police statement read. "The first group, 46 suspects, was arrested in the metro and the second group, 61 suspects, was arrested at the ArenA [stadium]." "Weapons and fireworks were found in these groups."READ: PSG fans denied entry to match after knives and knuckledusters foundPolice confirmed that officers on hors ...
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