EIGHT England fans have been arrested in Munich ahead of their Nations League draw against Germany on Tuesday evening.
Supporters are alleged made Nazi salutes and sung anti-Germany chants related to the Second World War.
England face Germany in the Nations League at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday eveningCredit: Reuters
Eight England fans have been arrested in Munich prior to the eagerly-anticipated matchCredit: Ray Collins
While one arrest was damaging a hotel room, according to local police.
A number of Three Lions fans were detained on Monday, despite insisting they were determined to repair their damaged reputation.
Three of them were arrested for making Nazi salutes, while police said another fan caused an estimated 2,000 euro (£1,700) damage after he let off a flare inside his hotel room.
Four others were arrested for incidents including insulting police officers and urinating in the street.
Many of the troublemakers were dealt with by being ordered to pay a £170 security deposit – the local equivalent of an on-the-spot fine – while two who were unable to pay the money were brought before a district judge.
German authorities have drafted in 700 police officers to beef up security ahead of the match at the Allianz Arena.
England were allocated 3,466 tickets, but thousands have travelled after Three Lions fans obtained tickets in the home areas of the 70,000-seater stadium.
Ahead of the fixture, 880 known troublemakers have given up passports and there are 1,122 banning orders in effect.
Some bars in the city closed early on Monday after becoming overwhelmed by the number of customers as large groups of fans wearing England replica shirts and carrying flags sang in the warm German sunshine.
Other pubs did not open at all on Tuesday after reports of incidents getting out of hand among some supporters.
Police were called to one “brawl” on Monday, reported to have involved 30 to 50 England fans, but said it had dispersed by the time armed officers arrived on the scene.
There were fears of further clashes later on Tuesday in the hours before kick-off with a Munich police spokesman confirming they would only be able to stop England fans going in the home end if there was an expectation they may cause trouble.
However, thankfully the game passed by largely without incident, as Harry Kane netted his 50th England goal from the spot to earn a late point in a 1-1 draw.
England boss Gareth Southgate called on fans to behave themselves on Monday.
He remarked: “I think we know, because of the landscape at the moment that the spotlight is going to be on.
“So we all want to be coming away talking about a brilliant night and be talking about good football and a stunning atmosphere.
“We don’t have any control over that. We can only ask that’s what our supporters deliver.”
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