Singapore: Two men are assisting police investigations after jumping a barricade around the pitch of the National Stadium following a football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace on Friday (July 15).

The incident happened after the trophy presentation when the Reds took a winning lap around the pitch to praise their supporters.

Two men wearing Liverpool jerseys jumped over advertising barricades one after another.

The first man was able to evade the guards for a few minutes before he was finally arrested.

The second stumbled and fell in front of the Liverpool team, jumping over the barrier. He was immediately stopped by the guards.

Police said in response to an inquiry to CNA that they received a request for assistance at one stadium drive on Friday.

“Two men aged 17 and 41 help investigate crimes of deliberate trespassing under Section 21 (1) of the 1906 Other Crimes (Offensive Public Order and Doctrine) Act,” the spokesman added. rice field.

This breach can be fined up to S $ 1,000.

The Premier League Liverpool and Crystal Palace were in Singapore for a friendly match on the Standard Chartered Singapore Trophy as part of their pre-season tour.

Liverpool won the match 2-0.

Singapore Sports Hub declined to comment when contacted by CNA.

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