United States

'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 ...