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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Apollon Limassol FC and Eintracht Frankfurt (2-3), played on 8 November in Cyprus.

Charges against Apollon Limassol FC
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Head coach Avgousti Sofronis – Dismissal from the bench – Art. 15 (1) DR
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Charges against Eintracht Frankfurt
- Setting of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

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Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League group stage match between FC Spartak Moskva and Rangers FC (4-3), played on 8 November in Russia.

Charges against FC Spartak Moskva
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Late kick-off – Art. 11 (2) DR
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Charges against Rangers FC
- Late kick-off – Art. 11 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 13 December.

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Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between SL Benfica and AFC Ajax (1-1), played on 7 November in Portugal.

Charges against SL Benfica
- Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Charges against AFC Ajax
- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Acts of damages – Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between PFC CSKA Moskva and AS Roma (1-2), played on 7 November in Russia.

Charges against PFC CSKA Moskva
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between AS Roma and PFC CSKA Moskva (3-0), played on 23 October in Italy.

Charges against AS Roma
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

Charges against PFC CSKA Moskva
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Nations League group stage match between Romania and Serbia (0-0), played on 14 October in Romania.

Charges against the Romania Football Federation (FRF):

- Setting of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Racist behaviour (banners & chants) – Art. 14 DR
- Field invasions by supporters – Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:

- To order the Romanian Football Federation to play their next (1) UEFA competition match as host association behind closed doors and to fine the Romanian Football Federation € 50´000 for the racist behaviour of its supporters.
- To fine the Romanian Football Federation € 23’000 for the other charges.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between AEK Athens FC and FC Bayern München (0-2), played on 23 October in Greece.

Charges against AEK Athens FC
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Manchester United FC and Juventus Football Club (0-1), played on 23 October in England.

Charges against Manchester United FC
Field invasion – Art. 16 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 22 November.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match between SSC Napoli and Liverpool FC (1-0), played on 3 October in Italy

Charges against SSC Napoli
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to fine SSC Napoli €34,000 for the setting off of fireworks and for the blocking of stairways.

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Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match between Manchester United FC and Valencia CF (0-0), played on 2 October in England

Charges against Manchester United FC
- Late team arrival - Art. 41 (2) of the Competition Regulations
- Late Kick-off - Art. 11 (2) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:
- to fine Manchester United FC €5,000 for the late arrival of the team;
- to fine Manchester United FC €10,000 for the late kick-off;
- to warn the Manchester United FC coach José Mourinho for the late kick-off.

Charges against Valencia CF
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Late Kick-off - Art. 11 (2) DR
- Kit infringement - Art 29 of the UEFA Kit Regulations

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:
- to fine Valencia CF €1,000 for the setting off of fireworks;
- to warn Valencia CF for the kit infringement and for the late kick-off;
- to warn the Valencia CF coach Marcelino García Toral for the late kick-off.

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Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match between PFC CSKA Moskva and Real Madrid CF (1-0), played on 2 October in Russia

Charges against PFC CSKA Moskva
- Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to fine PFC CSKA Moskva €12,000 for the blocking of stairways.

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Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match between FC Viktoria Plzeň and PFC CSKA Moskva (2-2), played on 19 September in the Czech Republic

Charges against FC Viktoria Plzeň:
- Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to fine FC Viktoria Plzeň €10,000 for throwing of objects.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match between Paris Saint-Germain and FK Crvena zvezda (6-1), played on 3 October in France.

Charges against Paris Saint-Germain

- Setting of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Late kick-off – Art. 11 (2) (h) DR
- Improper conduct of officials – Art. 11 (2) (h) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:

- to appoint a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector to conduct an investigation with regard to the incidents (involving supporters) reported at the occasion of the match Paris Saint-Germain vs FK Crvena zvezda on 3 October 2018.
- to fine Paris Saint-Germain €20,000 for the late kick-off.
- to warn the Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel for the late kick-off.

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Charges against FK Crvena zvezda

- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Illicit chants – Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:

- to appoint an UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector to conduct an investigation with regard to the incidents (involving supporters) reported at the occasion of the match Paris Saint-Germain vs FK Crvena zvezda on 3 October 2018.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Romania and Serbia (0-0), played on 14 October in Romania.

Charges against Romania:
- Setting of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Racist behaviour (banners & chants) – Art. 14 DR
- Field invasions by supporters – Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 25 October.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: 2018/19 UEFA Europa League group stage match between FC Spartak Trnava and RSC Anderlecht, played on 20 September 2018 in Slovakia

Incidents/charges against FC Spartak Trnava:

- Racist behaviour (chants) - Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) - Art. 15 (4) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided:

-to order FC Spartak Trnava to play their next (1) UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors and to fine FC Spartak Trnava €60,000 for the racist behaviour of its supporters.
-to fine FC Spartak Trnava €22,000.

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