Third Celtic fan stabbed in early morning Rome horror hours after 2-1 Lazio win – The Scottish Sun

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Third Celtic fan stabbed in early morning Rome horror hours after 2-1 Lazio win – The Scottish Sun

A THIRD Celtic fan was stabbed in Rome early this morning – just hours after the Hoops’ clash with Lazio.

The male supporter, believed to be 20-years-old, was attacked at around 2.30am in the city’s Via Leone in the Prato district.

 Italian police are hunting the blade attacker

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Italian police are hunting the blade attackerCredit: Jamie Williamson
 Celtic triumphed 2-1 over Lazio

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Celtic triumphed 2-1 over LazioCredit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow

He is believed to have been stabbed in the buttocks and was rushed to hospital.

It is understood his attacker then fled the scene on public transport.

A gang of Lazio ultras were later allegedly involved in a confrontation with Italian cops, which left one officer injured.


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Twelve Italian men were later arrested by cops in the city centre.

We told earlier how Neil Lennon said he hopes Celtic’s sensational victory over Lazio cheers up the two Hoops fans who were stabbed in Rome earlier last night.

Armed hooligans attacked a bar full of Bhoys supporters, with the hooded hooligans ambushing the Flann O’Brien bar.

 Ambulance outside the Flann O'Brien last night

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Ambulance outside the Flann O’Brien last night

One of the victims was sitting outside when he was targeted by Lazio yobs, while another Celts supporter was also attacked during the ambush.

The Parkhead club today vowed to support the fans who were stabbed and Lennon revealed Hoops staff could visit them.

Speaking after his side’s victory, he said: “I have heard they’re stable and we wish them well.

 Lennon sent message to fans who were stabbed in Rome

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Lennon sent message to fans who were stabbed in RomeCredit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow

“We’ll maybe get something to them or, if we get the chance, go and see them.

“I just hope they’re okay and get home safe.”

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Lennon also hailed his Celtic history makers following their first ever win on Italian soil, a victory that puts them in the Europa League knockout stage.

Ciro Immobile fired Lazio ahead after seven minutes before James Forrest levelled before the interval.

Olivier Ntcham’s 94th minute stoppage-time winner stunned the home side.

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