There were six (!) red cards & ultras hurled smoke bombs at riot police as CSKA beat Levski in the Sofia derby

Saturday in Bulgaria saw a fierce, violent match take place in the Sofia derby as CSKA won 1-0 at bitter rivals Levski.

Emil Gargorov got the winner for CSKA with a 69th minute penalty, however the match will be remembered for six red cards and a shocking battle between CSKA ultras and riot police.

Each side were reduced by a man through careless fouls in the 90 minutes, while four players – two from each side – collected dismissals in injury time after a late fight between the warring factions.

The battles continued in the stands were CSKA Sofia ultras hurled smoke bombs at riot police in scary scenes.

Watch highlights of Levski’s 1-0, six red card thriller win against CSKA, plus the footage of fans fighting police in the stands.