UEFA has fined “Spartak” and banned the sale of tickets for the Champions League

The Union of European football associations (UEFA) has considered the disciplinary case against the Moscow “Spartak” which was opened at the end of the first round match of the group stage of the Champions League with Maribor. Unfortunately for fans of the red-white – for the match against Sevilla they could not get.

photo: Evgeny Semenov

September 13 in the first round group E Spartak arrived in Slovenia, where he met with local Maribor. The match ended with the score 1:1, and in the course of the first half, the referee Deniz Aytekin had to stop the meeting for a few minutes due to the fact that the fans used pyrotechnics. Moreover, one of the lighted flares almost landed in the referee, which was reflected in the post-match Protocol.

Following the meeting, UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against FC Spartak Moskva.

Today, 22 September, the organization announced the result: “to Forbid FK “Spartak” to sell tickets to their fans for one away match of the UEFA,” – said in a statement on the official UEFA website.

In addition, red-and-white fined 60 thousand euros. We will remind that the next match in the Champions League wards Massimo Carrera will hold November 1, against Spanish “Seville”.

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