MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced on Friday that its disciplinary body decided to impose a penalty of 5,000 euros (some $5,800) on the Russian football club Spartak Moscow over club’s fans misconduct at an away match last month.
Disciplinary proceedings were opened following the UEFA Europa League’s Group G match between Spanish football club Villarreal and FC Spartak Moscow (2-0), played on December 13, 2018 in Spain.
The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) announced in its statement today that based on charges of “setting off of fireworks” and “throwing of objects,” the CEDB “has decided to fine FC Spartak Moscow 5,000 euros.”
The CEDB also ruled to fine Villarreal 12,000 euros (over $13,800) on charges of “stairways blocked,” and to “to suspend the Villarreal CF player Costas Jorda Jaume for two (2) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.”
Spartak Moscow was also fined earlier this season by the UEFA an aggregate of 55,000 euros ($63,400) following Europa League’s matches against Rangers FC and Rapid FC and 31,000 euros ($35,700) after the Champions League’s match with Greek football club PAOK.
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