It is noteworthy that the meeting was scheduled to take place on May 3, but it was postponed to May 13, due to the protests of Manchester United fans and their storming of the grounds of “Old Trafford” after violent clashes with the police and more than 100 fans stormed the stadium to protest against the Glazer family, who owns the club.
And Manchester United fans ignited the torch in front of the stadium in an attempt to reschedule the match again, despite the intense presence of security men to prevent them from storming the pitch again.
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Manchester United fans prevented the Liverpool team bus on its way to “Old Trafford” in an attempt to reschedule the match again.
It was reported that the bus tires were broken after the police arrived at the scene.
It was a team Manchester United He arrived at Old Trafford, a full 6 hours before the match against Liverpool in the English Premier League, today, Thursday, to avoid mass protests threatening the match.
A match was held Manchester United At home in front of Leicester City on Tuesday without problems, after the heavy security presence and the setting up of barriers around Old Trafford stadium without the arrival of fans who are not entitled to attend due to restrictions of the Corona virus.
Previous protests that stopped the Liverpool match have also affected the hotel where the players are staying to eat, meet and rest before matches.
But it appears that United have abandoned their usual pre-match ritual, as pictures published by the Sun and Manchester Evening News on the Internet showed many players arriving early at Old Trafford.
The protests are calling for the Glazers to give up their ownership of the club, which it bought in 2005.