VIOLENCE broke out within the stands between Millwall and Birmingham supporters on the finish in their Championship draw.
The sport completed 2-2 – however there was once a number of motion happening off the pitch on the finish.
Violence erupted at St Andrews as Birmingham and Millwall lovers clashed
The unsightly scenes performed out after a 2-2 Championship draw
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Pictures presentations quite a lot of seats being thrown against the Birmingham lovers via guests Millwall.
Stewards attempted to get in between the 2 units of supporters, with one showing to have punches thrown at him.
Millwall boss Gary Rowett stated after the sport: “We don’t need to see those kind of scenes at suits.
“My daughter was once within the away finish these days.
“We don’t need to see this and I’m positive that each golf equipment will take a look at what took place.”
Benik Afobe had rescued a dramatic last-ditch level for promotion-hunting Millwall from the spot.
The Stoke mortgage big name struck within the 98th-minute after Blues’ skipper Gary Gardner fouled Jake Cooper from a Ryan Leonard lengthy throw.
Lyle Taylor’s spot-kick seemed to have sealed a past due Town win after two crushing defeats ahead of Afobe’s penalty tied it up on the dying, leaving Millwall 3 issues off the highest six.
Benik Afobe scored a 98th-minute penalty to earn a draw for MillwallCredit score: Getty
Blues’ boss Lee Bowyer stated: “It was once by no means a penalty for them.
“Simply for the reason that lad is going to floor doesn’t imply that the ref has to offer it.
“I’m now not blaming the participant, the officers have to peer via it.
“However we had been excellent from begin to end, we deserved to win and the avid gamers did me proud.”
Gardner rattled the outdoor of the left-hand submit with a depraved 25-yard free-kick within the first 3 mins as Town took the combat immediately to Millwall.
Pacey Blues’ wideman Juninho Bacuna lower in from the correct and attempted his success from 20 yards because the hosts driven the Lions again.
George Saville despatched a 25-yard free-kick top over the bar as Millwall attempted to get a foothold in a frantic fit Birmingham blew an unbelievable likelihood to attract first blood.
Unmarked full-back George Pal nodded Bacuna’s nook yards off track proper in entrance of function because the guests’ defence switched off.
Oliver Burke attempted to arrange Benik Afobe on the again stick however his ball floated out and Tom Bradshaw was once foiled as he ready to tug the cause as Millwall upped the pace.
Blues’ keeper Neil Etheridge pulled off a top-drawer forestall from Murray Wallace ahead of Ivan Sunjic brilliantly headed an angled bullet from captain Shaun Hutchinson off the road to disclaim the Lions.
Bacuna curled inches extensive of keeper Bartosz Bialkowski’s again submit with quickfire possibilities exploding at each ends.
The tough Dutch winger shuddered the woodwork with a rocket getting ready to half-time after he was once performed in via Onel Hernandez.
Bacuna went one higher to attain simply 64 seconds after the restart.
The ex-Rangers ace crashed house a thunderous left-footed strike after Hernandez chased down a misplaced purpose at the byline.
Etheridge fisted away Bradshaw’s blast ahead of Bialkowski set out to flip away Taylor’s 30-yard effort as the competition hotted up.
Millwall equalised on 68 mins.
Danny McNamara headed sub Mason Bennett’s looping ball again throughout function and Sheffield United mortgage guy Burke popped as much as slide in.
However Blues surged again in entrance after 79 mins.
Taylor picked himself off after being chopped via Saville to stroke the penalty in to the ground left-hand nook ahead of Afobe’s last-gasp twist within the story.
After snatching a arguable level on his previous stamping floor, Lions’ leader Gary Rowett stated: “To be truthful I didn’t suppose both theirs or ours was once a penalty.
“Each Taylor and Coops went down a little bit too simply.
“We weren’t at our best possible however we’ve a super by no means say die spirit and this level may well be large.”