Man City fan, 63, is fighting for his life in a coma after being ‘left for dead’ in attack by Club Brugge fans at a service station in Belgium after watching their 5-1 away win in the Champions League

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  • Man City travel to face Club Brugge in the Champions League on Tuesday
  • A Belgian City fan left the match but was later attacked by a Bruges fan
  • It is being told that the controversy has started regarding the city fan wearing the city scarf.
  • The stricken fan’s son said to be ‘left for dead’ and is now in a coma

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A Manchester City fan is fighting for his life after a ‘cowardly’ attack by Club Brugge fans following Tuesday night’s Champions League match.

A 63-year-old Belgian, who is part of a group of City supporters called Blue Moon Belgium, was attacked at a service station when he suffered a 5–1 defeat by the English side at the Jan Bredel Stadium in Bruges. .


According to his son Jurgen, the scarf of the fan, locally named Guido, was torn from his neck and he suffered a ‘heavy blow to the head’ when he went to pick it up.

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According to the Belgian paper, Guido was taken to AZ Maria Midelares Hospital near Ghent in a coma last news.

Jurgen, who is co-president of the supporters’ club, wrote about facebook page: ‘My father was the victim of a cowardly attack for his town scarf at a stopover in Drgen. We hope that the culprits will be found and punished.

‘We’ve been everywhere in England and the rest of Europe, never aggression. We come to Belgium once and you will be left dead.

‘Keep fighting, father. City love, Jurgen.’

A 63-year-old Manchester City fan from Belgium is fighting for his life in a coma after the conclusion of a 5-1 Champions League win at Club Brugge, which was attacked.

Jurgen, the son of an attacker's supporter, hit out at the

Jurgen, the son of an attacker’s supporter, hit out at the “cowardly” and “senseless” violence in a statement after he was “left for dead” by Blue Moon Belgium on Wednesday morning.

Jurgen explained that his father was waiting for two friends when they confronted him.

He said Guido was approached by a Bruges supporter and the city scarf was taken from him.

“When my father asked for his scarf back, he received a heavy blow to the head, after which the criminals fled and left my father as dead,” Jurgen said. HLN.

Along with Guido, there were over 200 Belgium-based Manchester City fans who were part of the Blue Moon Belgium group who attended the match.

City dominated in Bruges as they were 5–1 winners.

Goals from Joao Cancello, Kyle Walker and Cole Palmer as well as a brace from Riyad Mahrez ensured an easy 5-1 victory for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Supporter wearing a city scarf before being attacked off the field by a rival fan

Supporter wearing a city scarf before being attacked off the field by a rival fan


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