– Football club “Zenit” (St. Petersburg) will support UEFA in the investigation, initiated after a match with German “Leipzig”, reported “Interfax” the press service of the club on Wednesday.
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“We realize the seriousness of the charges, UEFA and the severity of sanctions that may follow. “Zenit” rejects and condemns any manifestations of intolerance and unlawful actions in football, so for its part the club will provide the maximum necessary support to UEFA in the investigation, which was initiated after the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League against FC “RB Leipzig”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
As earlier reported, on Wednesday, the Union of European football associations (UEFA) has opened disciplinary proceedings against Petersburg “Zenith” after the match 1/8 finals of the Europa League against the German “Leipzig”. Fans of the Russian club face a series of violations: throwing objects on the field, blocking the stair passes, racist shouts from the stands.
On may 31 it will consider the control, ethics and discipline of UEFA.
Match “Zenit” – “Leipzig” was held in St. Petersburg on 15 March and ended in a draw – 1:1. This result led to the next stage of the tournament the German team that won in the first match “Zenith” – 2:1.
Russia in the Europa League now represents the only CSKA Moscow in the quarterfinals he will play against Arsenal London.