The scenes from Loftus over the weekend, as Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns fans clashed, was hair-raising. Journalists and spectators were caught in the crossfire of irate supporters who failed to conjure any semblance of logic to deal with their frustration. Acting out is not exclusive to South African sport, and the response to this incident from the powers-that-be needs to send a strong message. A mere fine will not be enough. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.