Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp has a firework thrown at him during Europa League clash with Royal Antwerp which explodes just INCHES away from his feet
- Kevin Trapp had a firework thrown at him during a Europa League clash
- The firework sparked inches away from the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper’s feet
- Trapp got medical attention but fortunately was able to continue with the game
- The German side took a 1-0 victory over Royal Antwerp with a late penalty
Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp received medical attention after a firework thrown at him from the grandstands exploded just inches away from his feet.
The incident took place during their Europa League clash in Belgium against Royal Antwerp on Thursday night.
Trapp, 31, was stepping back into his penalty area with his back to the home supporters as the firework was thrown.
A firework was thrown at goalkeeper Kevin Trapp which exploded next to his feet
The Eintracht Frankfurt keeper was hurt by the incident and required medical attention
The Frankfurt keeper was then took by surprise as the pyrotechnic looked to spark just inches away from his feet.
He raised his arm to get someone’s attention as the game was being played before dropping to the ground looking in some discomfort.
Medics came onto the pitch to check over the goalkeeper after the referee stopped play following the unpleasant scenes.
The referee halted the game as the medical team and team mates came to check up on him
The German international wasn’t too badly hurt and was able to continue on with the match
Fortunately the incident didn’t seem to affect Trapp too much as he was able to continue on with the match.
The former Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper was on the winning side as Goncalo Paciencia scored a stoppage time penalty for the visitors.
It wasn’t the only incident to take place on the night of Europa League action as ugly scenes marred West Ham’s 2-0 victory over Rapid Vienna.
Vienna fans tried to storm the home section after Declan Rice’s opener by jumping the barriers and racing towards the West Ham supporters.
Objects were thrown between West Ham and Rapid Vienna fans including a water cooler
Marseille’s clash against Galatasaray had to be stopped for nine minutes due to crowd trouble
Stewart tried to hold the Vienna supporters at bay, while police wielding batons intervened to force the crowd back.
Both sets of supporters were seen throwing objects at each other, including a giant bottled water cooler, while Aaron Cresswell had objects thrown at him when he took a corner late on in the first half.
Elsewhere, Marseille’s clash against Galatasaray was stopped for nine minutes in the first half as flares among other objects were thrown between supporters.