Followers poured into the streets of the Czech capital following the Hammers’ victory over Fiorentina, with many already within the metropolis centre after hundreds of supporters travelled from the UK with out tickets.
However a scuffle broke out after cops tried to confiscate a lit flare as followers gathered within the Outdated City space of town.
Riot police stormed a bunch after they lit a second flare, with followers responding by pelting the officers with bottles and missiles.
Earlier within the day Czech police mentioned that they had detained not less than 16 Italian followers after they attacked West Ham supporters exterior a bar, with movies shared on social media exhibiting chairs and fireworks being thrown.
Celebrations have been initially good-natured after the match, with revellers hugging and kissing one another and dancing on tables in bars.
Chants of “2-1 to the cockney boys” and “Irons” additionally broke out because the Londoners welcomed the membership’s first trophy in additional than 40 years.
The ultimate came about on the Fortuna Enviornment, which has a capability of round 19,300, with West Ham receiving an official ticket allocation of 5,000, though many extra travelled from the UK to be within the metropolis in the course of the sport.
Supporters watched in bars across the metropolis, together with a bunch who went wild at McCarthy’s Pub within the Outdated City space from the second Jarrod Bowen gave the workforce the lead within the closing minute of the second half.
West Ham fan Aaron, 18, mentioned it felt “unreal” to win.
“(I’ve) by no means felt prefer it in my life,” he mentioned.
He mentioned his plan for the remainder of the night time was to “stumble again to the lodge”.
“How we get there I don’t care,” he added.
It got here hours after West Ham followers have been attacked by Italian supporters within the metropolis centre, prompting police to detain 16 individuals.
Czech police mentioned three individuals have been injured in the course of the incident, with one police officer being attacked.
One witness mentioned followers of the Italian aspect have been armed with “chains and belt buckles”.
There was additionally controversy in the course of the match as Cristiano Biraghi of Fiorentina was seen bleeding from the again of the top after he appeared to have been hit by an object thrown from the West Ham stand.
Shortly earlier than the top of the match, the English membership put out an announcement condemning the behaviour of a “small variety of people”, including: “These actions haven’t any place in soccer, and don’t in any approach characterize the values of our soccer membership and the overwhelming majority of our supporters, who’ve behaved impeccably in Prague this week and all through our final two seasons in European competitors.”
The membership mentioned it could work with police to evaluate the incident and take motion towards offenders, together with implementing lifetime bans.