Germany fans arrested prior to Austria qualifier
Austrian police have arrested 100 German fans for vandalism and
other offenses ahead of a key 2012 European Championship
Vienna police spokesman Roman Hahlinger said officers took the
fans into custody on Friday afternoon after they began destroying
property in a popular area of the Austrian capital packed with bars
Hahlinger said hundreds of officers are patrolling Vienna’s
streets in an effort to maintain peace during the game.
Germany can secure a place at next year’s championship with a
win Friday against Austria, who have not won a match against their
northern neighbor since 1986.