However, the unappetizing rat trick did not help the home team score any goals. Although the FC Copenhagen players were repulsed by the incident, they nevertheless held on to win.
"Anything else — you can deal with it, but this? It was plain disgusting," FC Copenhagen striker Andreas Cornelius told the Danish TV-channel TV2.
Brøndby management pledged to look into the incident and ban the fans involved in the rodent flinging.
Brøndby IF is a Danish football club based in Brøndbyvester, on the western outskirts of Copenhagen. In the past decades, the club has won ten national Danish championship titles and six national Danish Cups. FC Copenhagen (also known as FCK) was founded in 1992 after a merger of local clubs. Ever since, Brøndby and FC Copenhagen have been engaged in a fierce rivalry. The Derby between the two clubs is often referred to as the "New Firm" and is known to attract the biggest crowds in Danish football.
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