Huge fight breaks out after Brazilian cup semi-final between Atletico Goianiense and Vila Nova, as players are pepper-sprayed


Huge fight breaks out after Brazilian cup semi-final between Atletico Goianiense and Vila Nova, as players are pepper-sprayed

A shocking brawl broke out at a Brazilian football semi-final match in Goiania on Sunday.

Atletico Goianiense beat Vila Nova 2-1 on aggregate to progress to the Goias State Championship final, but the game was marred by a huge post-match fight.

Atletico Goianiense and Vila Nova were at each other’s throats

Players and staff from both clubs were pepper sprayed by police in an attempt to restore order.

And an official club photographer had to be carried off on a stretcher and rushed to hospital after sustaining injuries.