DISTRESSING footage circulating this afternoon appears to show Roma fans being beaten with truncheons by riot police.
Jose Mourinho's side take on Lazio this afternoon in a crucial Rome derby.
Prior to the match, clips emerged on social media of confrontations between Roma supporters and police.
Some videos show fans being whacked by cops, while flares were also thrown,
One Ultras account tweeted a video while recounting their impression of what happened.
They wrote: "Tensions between #ultras of #Roma and the Police, before the match.
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"An injured policeman in Piazza Mancini.
"At the obelisk, a group #CurvaNord #Lazio attempted to make contact with the #romanisti , after leaving the Ponte Milvio. Police action."
Italian football has already been hit with ugly confrontations between fans and police this week.
Napoli's Champions League clash with Eintracht Frankfurt saw cars set alight and cops reportedly attacked.