UEFA has sent sanctions to OM and Nice after the incidents during the matches against Frankfurt in the Champions League and Cologne in the Europa League Conference.
OM was sanctioned by UEFA after the incidents that occurred during the reception of Frankfurt in the Champions League. The match against Sporting Lisbon scheduled for October 4 will be played behind closed doors due to revocation of the pardon. In addition, the North Bend will also be closed for the game against Tottenham (November 1) due to “fireworks lighting, throwing of objects, use of lasers, crowd disturbances and blocking of public steps”, indicates the instance in a release.
For its part, Frankfurt is also sanctioned with a fine of 15,000 euros, the partial closure of the Eintracht stadium with at least 1,000 seats suspended, the ban on selling tickets to its fans for the next away game suspended for ‘racist behavior’ . The German club was also fined €30,000 for “lighting fireworks, throwing objects and committing acts of degradation”. Eintracht Frankfurt must contact Olympique de Marseille within 30 days for settlement of damages caused by their supporters, “ie for damaged seats”, specifies UEFA.
OGC Nice is not saved
In the Europa Conference League, OGC NIce received a travel ban for their supporters in Slovacko on October 6 and a full closed-door session over the Aiglons’ upcoming reception at the Allianz Riviera, also against Slovacko, on October 13. October, for “racist behaviour, throwing of objects, lighting of fireworks, traffic disturbance, insufficient limitation of spectator movements, lack of adequate control and/or search of spectators, insufficient number of security personnel, lack of identification of the persons responsible and blocking of public passageways This sanction follows the serious incidents in Cologne.
The Riviera club will also be required to display the “#NoToRacism” banner with the UEFA logo when hosting Slovacko on 13 October. For its part, Colonia was sanctioned with a fine of 100,000 euros and a travel ban for the next two games for “having lit fireworks, thrown objects and disturbed traffic.”