Russia brazen Fyodor Smolov blamed England and Wales supporters on Sunday for a assault that injured a opening days of a European Championship. (RESULTS | STANDINGS)
Russia supporters pounded England fans during a final alarm of their teams’ diversion during Marseille, while England and Wales fans had teenager clashes with Russia supporters in Lille during a initial week of Euro 2016.
“I’d like a supporters to go on subsidy us,” Smolov pronounced as he prepared for Russia’s final Group B compare opposite Wales on Monday. “As for all that goes on around us, there have been a series of videos uploaded on a web.
“The English unequivocally did incite them, a English and Welsh fans. These incidents contingency not go on in general football stands. If people go out and have a goal of fighting, they should do it elsewhere, not in a stadium.”
Following a difficulty during Marseille’s Stade Velodrome, UEFA has pronounced Russia will be unfit from Euro 2016 if there is some-more assault by a team’s fans inside stadiums in France.
Russia manager Leonid Slutsky adopted a some-more accommodating position when asked about fan behavior.
“Any commotion like that assault in Marseille, that’s all in a past,” Slutsky said. “A series of measures have been taken to make certain things go on in a courteous fashion.
“If it could help, we would like supporters to continue to get behind us within a horizon of existent legislation, not usually in football, though in courteous society.”
Wales manager Chris Coleman praised his country’s supporters, seeking them to “just do what you’ve been doing.
“Come and support us. Enjoy a game,” Coleman said. “Enjoy a atmosphere. we consider we saw opposite England, there were a few English fans in with a Welsh supporters and a English fans were observant how good a Welsh supporters were behaved, how most they welcomed a English fans that were sat subsequent to them, how most they enjoyed a diversion together.”