Malmo’s Europa League match against Union Berlin on Thursday was interrupted for more than 20 minutes after fireworks were thrown onto the pitch.
Play was halted just before the half-hour mark, with both sets of players taken off the pitch, before the game resumed from the 58th minute.
Riot police gathered at one corner of the stadium after one missile exploded, while another was taken from the pitch by an officer.
The Swedish side’s Twitter account cited “unrest in the away end” for play being suspended, while Union Berlin said on their account: “There were at least two rockets from the Union end, at least one big flare from Malmo”. The German club’s social media channel later added: “There are question marks everywhere. It was suddenly chaos. We are waiting for more information.”
UEFA are understood to be aware of the incident and awaiting reports before deciding on any disciplinary action.
Union Berlin sealed victory after Sheraldo Becker scored in the 68th minute once play had resumed.
Malmo are bottom of Group D without a point after three games, while Union are third with three points.
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