BC-SOC--Italian Cup Final-Violence
ROME (AP) — A police car was set on fire as Lazio fans clashed with local authorities near the Stadio Olimpico before the Italian Cup final on Wednesday.
Italian national news agency Ansa reported that the two policemen who were in the car at the time have been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, while one also had an injury to his ear.
Lazio fans have also been throwing bottles, stones and other objects.
Lazio is playing Atalanta in the Italian Cup final on Wednesday.