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USA: Cops clamp down as LA gets rowdy after Mexico loss01:27

USA: Cops clamp down as LA gets rowdy after Mexico loss

United States, Los Angeles
June 30, 2014 at 17:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of Mexico football fans showed up at Huntington Park in Los Angeles, California, Saturday, after their team was eliminated from the World Cup.

The football match against the Netherlands ended with a 2-1 scoreline; both goals from the Netherlands hit the back of the net in the last few minutes of the match.

Los Angeles Police Department was prepared from first thing in the morning with several units of police with helicopters, horses and anti-riot equipment. The situation got tense when a group of supporters reportedly started throwing fireworks at the police, but no riots took place as the police dispersed everyone, separating the supporters into different groups.

USA: Cops clamp down as LA gets rowdy after Mexico loss01:27
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Hundreds of Mexico football fans showed up at Huntington Park in Los Angeles, California, Saturday, after their team was eliminated from the World Cup.

The football match against the Netherlands ended with a 2-1 scoreline; both goals from the Netherlands hit the back of the net in the last few minutes of the match.

Los Angeles Police Department was prepared from first thing in the morning with several units of police with helicopters, horses and anti-riot equipment. The situation got tense when a group of supporters reportedly started throwing fireworks at the police, but no riots took place as the police dispersed everyone, separating the supporters into different groups.

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