Six Big Clubs Including Barca, Bayern And Real Madrid Fined By UEFA For Fans’ Misconduct
Barca were fined 19,000 euros as their fans in Camp Nou invaded the pitch following a 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the return leg of Champions League last 16, which resulted in a historic comeback.
Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne received a 50,000-euro fine as their fans lit fireworks in a Europa League showdown with Manchester United at Old Trafford, where the Red Devils won 3-0. Russian side Rostov were also fined 16,000 euros for fireworks in a Europa League contest with Sparta Prague.
Napoli must pay 38,000 euros following their fans’ use of a laser pointer in Champions League matchup against Real Madrid.
The remaining two fines went to Arsenal and Bayern Munich respectively, with the former suffering a 5,000-euro fine for fan pitch invasion, while the latter being penalized for 3,000 euros after their fans threw objects in a Champions League match.
(With Inputs From Xinhua)