Serbia vs Albania Euro 2016 qualifier abandoned

October 14, 2014 8:45 PM

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A 2016 European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania was abandoned on Tuesday after skirmishes broke out involving players and fans over an Albanian flag that was flown above the stadium by a drone.

English referee Martin Atkinson interrupted the match in the 41st minute when one of the Serbia players managed to grab the flag and Albania players tried to protect it. Several Serbian fans invaded the pitch and clashed with Albanian players. The score was 0-0 at the time.

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