Turkish Trouble: Mass brawl between Galatasaray & Fenerbahce

The massive match in Turkey between fierce rivals Galatasaray and Fenerbahce turned nasty on Sunday night as a mass brawl involving players from both sides kicked off a minute before the final whistle.

The catalyst was a sly headbutt from Fenerbahce’s Diego Lugano against Galatasaray’s Emre from behind, the former Newcastle man sent crashing to the deck by the cowardly assault.

Cue a brawl involving players from both sides.

The ugly scenes on the field soon sparked uproar in the stands, one fan caught running on the pitch by officials, while hoards of fans hidden by plumes of smoke, began hurling missiles onto the pitch.

Eventually order was restored with four players seeing red. The game ended goalless.

The mass brawl between Galatasaray and Fenerbahce can be seen here.