April 17, 2024

Fans throw snowballs at the goalkeeper, the match is interrupted

That’s what the European Cup is all about. Thousands of Aberdeen fans made the trip to Helsinki on Thursday evening for Matchday 5 of the Europa League Conference, and we salute their courage. Firstly, because this match pitted two teams already eliminated from the competition, with no wins in four games. And secondly, because you don’t have to be afraid of the cold to travel to …

That’s what the European Cup is all about. Thousands of Aberdeen fans made the trip to Helsinki on Thursday evening for Matchday 5 of the Europa League Conference, and we salute their courage. Firstly, because this match pitted two teams already eliminated from the competition, with no wins in four games. And secondly, because you don’t have to be afraid of the cold to travel to Finland at this time of year.

The match also gave rise to an unusual scene at the start of the second half. The match had to be interrupted for a few moments due to the behavior of Scottish fans. with a score of 2-2. HJK led 2-0 after 33 minutes, but the Aberdeen players fought back to give their teasing fans something to celebrate.