Rival fans fight on pitch during Coritiba v Cruzeiro match

Rival fans fought on the pitch during a Brazilian Serie A match between Coritiba and Cruzeiro on Saturday.

The match descended into chaos in 91st minute just after Coritiba forward Robson Fernandes scored a goal to make it 1-0.

Fans from the Cruzeiro section entered the pitch following the goal and headed towards the home fans.

Coritiba fans then also went on to the pitch, with a mass brawl breaking out.

Military police were called in to break up the brawl, which lasted around a minute and a half.

The referee resumed the match 25 minutes later.

Both sides are in the relegation zone in Brazil’s top tier, with Coritiba in 19th place and Cruzeiro two places above them.

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