8 got ambushed by 30 – just cuts and bruises tho – abt time UEFA banned em from competition but they won't!
— CFC Cathy (@CFCCath) February 25, 2014
The report that nobody wanted to hear but everyone expected has happened.
Reports have broken overnight on Tuesday that two Chelsea fans have been stabbed in Istanbul before the Galatasaray game.
According to the news on the wires, one Chelsea fan was stabbed in the leg and while a second Blues supporter was reportedly beaten up in a bar near Taksim Square in the city centre.
While the news reports sound scary, it’s also worth noting that neither of the two Chelsea fans who were assaulted were thought to be seriously hurt, and neither required hospital attention.