Spanish riot police attack Wolves fans with batons in Barcelona before Europa League tie at Espanyol

Baton-wielding Spanish riot police clash with Wolves fans in Barcelona ahead of their Europa League game at Espanyol, with one supporter left unconscious in the street

Wolves supporters in Barcelona clashed with Spanish riot police on WednesdayThe Premier League side are in Spain to face Espanyol in the Europa LeagueOne supporter was seen lying on the ground unconscious following the clashes 

A number of Wolves fans clashed with Spanish police in Barcelona ahead of their Europa League second leg against Espanyol on Thursday. 

Footage which emerged on social media showed a group of men, some seen wearing Wolves shirts, confronting police who were holding batons, carrying riot shields and wearing helmets. 

In the video, police are seen retreating and one man in a white t-shirt is seen lying on the ground, appearing to be unconscious as other supporters attend to him.  

Some supporters  go towards the Spanish police as the angry scene occurs the night before Wolves face Espanyol in the Europa League

Spanish riot police (left) are seen holding batons during a clash with Wolves fans in Barcelona ahead of the Premier League side’s meeting with Espanyol in the Europa League last-32

The batons were visible in the hands of the police as they clashed with the visiting Wolves fansOne supporter was seen lying on the ground unconscious following the late-night clashes

Footage with emerged on social media of the late-night clashes showed police in a stand-off with the Wolves fans with one supporter (right) lying on the floor unconscious

As tensions escalate during the stand-off, irate members of the group of men are captured picking up tables and small stands outside restaurants to throw at police. 

When one is thrown, despite others being advised that it is not a good idea, the police proceed to close the distance between themselves and the supporters in the narrow street. 

Speaking to the Express and Star, one supporter claimed the altercation was ‘totally unprovoked’. 

Some supporters decided to approach the police during the confrontation in the narrow streetA table stand in the street is thrown towards the group of riot police

Some Wolves fans confronted the police while a table stand (right) was thrown towards them



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