Philadelphia beat Saprissa 1-0 in yesterday’s CONCACAF Champions League clash, but that really doesn’t tell the full story.
In the closing minute of the game, every player on the field – and a few off the bench – gathered after one of the home side’s players was shoved by a Union man in retaliation for a strong challenge on a team-mate.
Match officials were forced to get involved to help separate the no-less-than-22-man brawl, which was successfully dispersed after about a minute of dramatic scenes.
The two sides will meet again next Thursday (April 15) in Philadelphia for the second leg of the round of 16 tie.
Take a look at the wild scenes below – with footage via Fox Soccer.
The CONCACAF Champions League is being well chilled again. pic.twitter.com/zxTwdIaxkM
— MUNDIAL (@MundialMag) April 8, 2021