UEFA issues fines to European clubs

April 2, 2020
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UEFA recently issued a multitude of fines to clubs in both the Champions League and Europa League, with European champions Liverpool and Manchester City among a long list of teams punished.

National Daily learnt that Liverpool were fined €3 250 for the setting off of fireworks during a 3-2 extra-time defeat in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at home to Atletico Madrid.

Atletico also received a fine of €24 000 for the “blocking of public passageways” during the first leg in the Spanish capital.

City meanwhile incurred a €3 000 fine for a “kit infringement” following the first leg of their clash away to Real Madrid last month.

Bayern Munich were hit with a combined fine of €40 000 for “transmitting a provocative message of offensive nature” and “crowd disturbances” during a 3-0 win over Chelsea in London.

Tottenham were fined €20 000 for a late kick-off in their game at home to RB Leipzig on 19 February.

German clubs Eintracht Frankfurt (€57 000) and Wolfsburg (€49 250) were both sanctioned for a range of offences in the Europa League.

Manchester United (€12 000), Celtic (€15 000) and Rangers (€20 500) were also issued fines.

Porto incurred the steepest punishment with a collective fine of €63 000 for offences across both legs of their Europa League last-32 tie against Bayer Leverkusen.

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