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Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City match abandoned, fans storm pitch, Tom Glover hit with bin, video

The Melbourne derby has been abandoned after fans stormed the AAMI Park pitch and a bin was thrown at Melbourne City’s keeper — leaving him with a bloodied face — on a dark day for football in Australia

Saturday night’s match between Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory was called off just after the 20-minute mark, with a fan protest against the contrversial decision to move the A-League Men’s grand final to Sydney took an ugly, unacceptable turn.

Fans from both clubs hurled flares onto the pitch, but when City goalkeeper threw a flare back into the Victory fans area at the northern end, it sparked a wild reaction as scores of Victory fans stormed the pitch, and encircled Thomas Glover in scary scenes.

Then one Victory fan grabbed a bucket and threw it into Glover’s face, instantly cutting the City custodian’s face wide open.

It forced all the players and coaches to leave…

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