Football stadium stand collapses as bouncing fans plunge down while clapping

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A scary incident unfolded when part of a stand collapsed during a Dutch football match between Vitesse and NEC Nijmegen on Sunday afternoon.

NEC hosted Vitesse at the Goffertstadion in an Eredivisie clash which ended 1-0 in favour of the away side.

The players proceeded to celebrate in front of their fans after the full-time whistle but the stand appeared to wobble before giving way completely, sending the Vitesse faithful tumbling down.

It appeared the Vitesse players were visibly stunned for a brief moment at what had unfolded in front of them before resuming their celebrations.

The away side's win comes following a 16th-minute goal from Nikolai Baden, putting them in 6th place while NEC fall to 11th.

Vitesse were delighted with the win over their bitter rivals prior to the shocking stand collapse.

It is currently unknown whether any fans have been injured in the incident.

The win also comes at the cost of losing forward Oussama Darfalou to injury, with the Algerian having to be taken off after a clash of heads.

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Vitesse earned a spot in the Europa Conference League last season and are set to host Tottenham next Thursday evening in the competition.

The Dutch side have currently picked up three points in the group, suffering a recent 2-1 defeat to French side Rennes.

They will find it tough to break down the Premier League club when they meet due to their struggles in front of goal this season.

Thomas Letsch's side have the fifth worst goal-scoring tally in the league this season, having scored a lowly nine goals in nine appearances.

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