23/09/2013 06:09 BST

Beşiktaş Vs Galatasaray Istanbul Derby Abandoned After Crowd Trouble (PICTURES)


Beşiktaş and Galatasaray's Istanbul derby was abandoned on Sunday after supporters invaded the Olympic Stadium pitch.

Hundreds of fans stormed the field of play after Galatasaray midfielder Felipe Melo was red-carded in stoppage-time with the Süper Lig champions 2-1 up.

Both sets of players and officials were forced to run back to the changing rooms.

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The Turkish media have reported trouble began due to tension between Beşiktaş fans and riot police inside the stadium.