Monday 24 April 2017

Watch: Monaco fans in touching show of support for Borussia Dortmund after explosion

Monaco supporters with Borussia scarves react in the stadium after the match was postponed amid an explosion near the bus of Borussia Dortmund some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN
Monaco supporters with Borussia scarves react in the stadium after the match was postponed amid an explosion near the bus of Borussia Dortmund some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN

Tonight's Champions League quarter-final clash between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco has been postponed following an explosion but thankfully, nobody appears to have been seriously hurt.

Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has been taken to hospital with a cut hand following the incident that took place near the team's bus, with Uefa opting to push the game back until tomorrow due to all the uncertainty.

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There were plenty of fans already in the stadium waiting for the crunch clash to kick off, and the away supporters in the ground were keen to rally around their opponents after the shocking pre-match occurence.

French journalist Nicolas Werquin captured the heartwarming moment when Monaco fans chanted 'Dortmund, Dortmund' in solidarity with their hosts.

The Champions League quarter-final tie will take place at 5.45pm Irish time tomorrow.

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