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13th Nov 2015

Heysel victims remembered by fans as Belgium take on Italy (Video)

Simon Lloyd

Supporters have remembered the Heysel stadium disaster as Belgium hosted Italy.

39 Juventus supporters were killed in the catastrophe before the European Cup Final between the Italian side and Liverpool in 1985.

Italy Training Session And Press Conference

Italian players paid tribute to the 39 victims on the eve of the game, with Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini laying flowers.

As the game entered its 39th minute at the King Baudouin stadium, supporters applauded as a mark of respect for the victims.