Liverpool Fans Attack Manchester City Bus Enroute To The Stadium For Champions League Clash

Manchester City were forced to order a replacement team bus after it was badly damaged on its way to Anfield.

As the City coach travelled to Liverpool’s ground ahead of yesterday's Champions League clash, a window was smashed as the bus made it’s way through the heavy crowds.

Beer cans and other objects were also thrown at the bus.

It is understood no member of the City squad and staff were hurt as a result of the incident.

A Liverpool statement said: “The club condemns in the strongest possible terms the scenes which preceded our Champions League quarter-final, which resulted in damage being inflicted on the Manchester City team bus during their arrival at Anfield.

“We apologise unreservedly to Pep Guardiola, his players, staff and officials caught up in the incident.“The behaviour of a number of individuals was completely unacceptable and the club will cooperate fully with the authorities to identify those responsible.

“The priority now is to establish the facts and offer Manchester City whatever support is necessary.”

UEFA officials at the game are understood to have observed the incident.

 Liverpool won the game 3-0 with goals from Mo Salah, Oxlade Chamberlain and Sadio Mane.