Newcastle United vs AC Milan: Watch as Italian fans march to St James Park ahead of Champions League fixture

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Fans took over the streets of Newcastle before the teams clashed at St James Park.

For the final time this year, away supporters marched to St James Park on Wednesday evening as Newcastle United hosted AC MIlan in the final group stage fixture of the Champions League.

Around 1,500 fans are expected to have been part of the march, which ran from Old Eldon Square in the City Centre to St James Park.

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The march followed the same route Borussia Dortmund fans took to the ground when they attended ahead of the second home game of Newcastle's Champions League campaign which saw fans walk along Blackett Street, Percy Street, Leazes Park Road, Leazes Lane and Leazes Terrace before entering the ground.

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After trouble flared at the fixture against Borussia Dortmund as well as the reverse fixture which saw both teams kick off their campaign in September, no forceful police presence was seen.

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