Clashes broke out inside Greece’s Olympic Stadium ahead of a Champions League match between AEK Athens and Ajax Amerstdam on Tuesday night.

The two sides met in a Group E match in Athens but the build up to the game was marred by violence in the stands.

Fans reportedly threw flares and a missile or petrol bomb which exploded close to Ajax supporters.

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Riot police were deployed to deal with the trouble as a fire raged inside the stadium following a shocking explosion ahead of the early kick-off.

No arrests or injuries were reported, although photos showed several supporters with blood on their face following the clashes.