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Police arrest 300 as fans clash

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Police are adopting a zero-tolerance approach to unruly fans in Germany.

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(CNN) -- Violent clashes between English and German World Cup fans in Stuttgart, Germany, resulted in up to 300 arrests Saturday after Germany beat Sweden 2-0 to become the first side to reach the quarterfinals.

England plays Ecuador for a place in the World Cup quarterfinals on Sunday afternoon.

Some injuries were reported from the melee, said CNN's Mark McKay in Berlin.

The match between Germany and Sweden was in Munich, but outdoor viewing centers have been set up around Germany.

Videos showed fans throwing bottles and chairs at each other, then at police, who quickly moved in with riot gear and tear gas.

Some 60,000 England fans are expected to descend on Stuttgart for Sunday's match.

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