UEFA fines Barcelona for fans celebrating 6-1 win on pitch

UEFA said its disciplinary panel imposed a 19,000 euros fine for Barcelona after a 6-1 win at Camp Nou.

24 March 2017 | 13:32

Source: Associated Press

  • Source: Associated Press
  • Last update: 24 March 2017 | 13:32

In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, a fan runs from stewards after invading the pitch, at the end of the Champions League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

NYON, Switzerland: Barcelona has been fined by UEFA for fans running on the pitch to celebrate victory over Paris Saint-Germain, and three other clubs for incidents at recent Champions League and Europa League games.

UEFA said its disciplinary panel imposed a 19,000 euros ($20,500) fine for Barcelona after a 6-1 win at Camp Nou, which includes a mandatory sanction when at least five players are shown yellow or red cards.

Saint-Etienne must pay 50,000 euros ($54,000) for fans' improper conduct and lighting fireworks at Old Trafford during a 3-0 loss against Manchester United last month.

Napoli is fined 38,000 euros ($41,000) for a range of offences at a 3-1 home loss against Real Madrid.
UEFA said Rostov must pay 16,000 euros ($17,300) for fans lighting fireworks at Sparta Prague's stadium last month.

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