Football stadium grandstand crumbles as bouncing fans dive in while cheering for the team

A frightening incident occurred when part of a grandstand collapsed during a Dutch football match between Vitesse and NEC Nijmegen on Sunday afternoon.

NEC hosted Vitesse at the Goffertstadion in an Eredivisie clash that ended 1-0 in favor of the away team.

Players started celebrating in front of their fans after the full-time whistle, but the grandstand seemed to wobble before giving in completely, causing Vitesse’s loyal to crumble.

It appeared that the Speed ​​players were visibly stunned for a brief moment by what had unfolded in front of them before resuming their celebrations.

The away team’s victory followed a goal from Nikolai Baden in the 16th minute, placing them in 6th place while the NEC fell to 11th.

Vitesse was thrilled with the victory over fierce rivals before the shocking pit collapse.

It is currently unknown if any fans were injured in the incident.

The victory also comes at the cost of the defeat of the striker Oussama Darfalou on injury, the Algerian to be withdrawn after a clash of heads.

The NEC stadium tribune suddenly gave way as fans fell to the ground

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Vitesse secured a place in the Europa Conference League last season and is expected to host Tottenham next Thursday night in the competition.

The Dutch side have currently taken three points in the group, following a recent 2-1 loss to French side Rennes.

They will find it difficult to break the Premier League club when they meet due to their struggles in front of goal this season.

Thomas Letsch’s side have the fifth-worst total goals scored in the league this season, having scored nine modest goals in nine appearances.

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