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Olympique Lyonnais appeal - decision

Match: 2017/18 UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between Olympique Lyonnais and PFC CSKA Moskva (2-3), played on 15 March in France.

The UEFA Appeals Body met on 20 September following an appeal lodged by Olympique Lyonnais against the decision announced by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) on 23 August 2018 which had the French club ordered to play their next two (2) UEFA competition matches as host club behind closed doors (the second match as host behind closed doors is deferred for a probationary period of two years). Olympique Lyonnais was also fined with €100,000.

The appeal lodged by Olympique Lyonnais is dismissed and the CEDB’s decision of 23 August is confirmed.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Valencia CF and Juventus Football Club (0-2), played on 19 September in Spain.

Charges against Juventus Football Club:

- Cristiano Ronaldo - direct red card - Art. 15 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 27 September.

The UEFA Appeals Body has announced its decision following an appeal lodged by Olympique de Marseille against the decision of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body of 19 July 2018 regarding incidents occurred in the following matches involving Olympique de Marseille:

Matches:

• Olympique de Marseille vs. RB Leipzig, 12/04/2018

• Olympique de Marseille v FC Salzburg, 26/04/2018

• FC Salzburg v Olympique de Marseille, 3/05/2018

• Olympique de Marseille v Club Atlético de Madrid, 16/05/2018

Incidents:

- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

- Acts of damages – Art. 16 (2) DR

- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

- Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR

- Late kick-off – Art. 11 (2) DR

The UEFA Appeals Body has decided:

- to order Olympique de Marseille to play the next two (2) UEFA competition matches as host behind closed doors. The second UEFA competition match is subject to a probationary period of two (2) years. The first match to be played behind closed doors will be the next UEFA club competition match to be played at home by Olympique de Marseille (UEFA Europa League group stage match Olympique de Marseille v Eintracht Frankfurt on 20 September 2018).

- to order the partial closure of the Olympique de Marseille stadium for four (4) UEFA competition matches. Two (2) UEFA competition matches are subject to a probationary period of two years. The other two (2) matches will be the two (2) subsequent UEFA competition matches in which Olympique de Marseille would play as the host club. In particular, Olympique de Marseille shall close the stands at the northern and southern ends.

- to fine Olympique de Marseille €100,000.

- to order Olympique de Marseille to contact Olympique Lyonnais, in whose stadium the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League final was held, in order to pay for the damage caused by its supporters, this within 30 days as from the notification of the appeal decision.

 

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Czech Republic and Ukraine (1-2), played on 6 September in the Czech Republic.

Charges against Czech Republic:
- Late kick-off – Art. 11 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR and Art. 40 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations
- Insufficient organization (lack of stewards) - Art. 32 UEFA Safety & Security Regulations
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Charges against Ukraine:
- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Acts of damages - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 27 September.

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Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Italy and Poland (1-1), played on 7 September in Italy.

Charges against Poland:
- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Racist behaviour (chants) - Art. 14 DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 September.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Champions League play-off second leg match between FC Salzburg and FK Crvena zvezda (2-2) played on 29 August in Austria.

Charges against FK Crvena zvezda:

- Field invasions by supporters - Art.16 (2) DR
- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Acts of Damages – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Dismissal from bench (Milan Kosanović) – Art. 15 (1)(a) DR

Decision: The Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to:

- To ban FK Crvena zvezda from selling tickets to its supporters for the next two (2) UEFA competition matches which the club will play as the visiting team.
- To fine FK Crvena zvezda €30,000.
- FK Crvena zvezda is ordered to contact FC Salzburg within 30 days for the settlement of the damages caused by its supporters.
- To  suspend  the  FK  Crvena  zvezda  official  Milan  Kosanovic  for  one  (1)  UEFA competition match in which he would otherwise participate.

Charges against FC Salzburg:

- Field invasions by supporters - Article 16 (1) DR and Article 40 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Security & Safety Regulations

 Decision: The Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to:

- To fine FC Salzburg €23,000.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League play-off second leg match between FC Salzburg and FK Crvena zvezda (2-2), played on 29 August in Austria.

Charges against FC Salzburg:
- Field invasions by supporters - Article 16 (1) of the Disciplinary Regulations (DR) and Article 40 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Security & Safety Regulations 

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 7 September.

Charges against FK Crvena zvezda:
- Field invasions by supporters - Art.16 (2) DR
- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Acts of Damages – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Dismissal from bench (Milan Kosanović) – Art. 15 (1)(a) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 7 September.

Following an appeal by FK Crvena zvezda against the decision announced by the UEFA Control, Ethics, and Disciplinary Body on 10 August 2018, the UEFA Appeals Body has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg match between FK Crvena zvezda and FK Sūduva (3-0), played on 24 July in Serbia.

Decision:

The appeal lodged by FK Crvena zvezda is partially accepted. Consequently, the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body’s decision of 10 August 2018 is amended as follows:

- To order FK Crvena zvezda to play one (1) UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors for the racist behavior of its supporters.
- To fine the club €72,000.

The club has already served this ban during their UEFA Champions League play-off first leg match against FC Salzburg on 21 August in Belgrade (0-0).

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg match between FC Spartak Moskva and PAOK FC (0-0), played on 15 August in Russia.

Charges against FC Spartak Moskva:
- Luiz Adriano Souza da Silva – direct red card - Art. 15 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to suspend the FC Spartak Moskva player Luiz Adriano Souza da Silva for three (3) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:
 
Match: 2017/18 UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between Olympique Lyonnais and PFC CSKA Moskva (2-3), played on 15 March in France.
 
Charges against Olympique Lyonnais:
- Throwing of objects and setting off of fireworks - Article 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR
- Stairways blocked - Article 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
 
Decision:
 
The CEDB has decided:
 
- to order Olympique Lyonnais to play their next two (2) UEFA competition matches as host club behind closed doors. The second match as host behind closed doors is deferred for a probationary period of two (2) years;
- to fine Olympique Lyonnais €100,000.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg match between PAOK FC and FC Spartak Moskva (3-2), played on 8 August in Greece.

Charges against PAOK FC:
- Use of laser pointer - Art. 16 (2) (d) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to fine PAOK FC €22,000.

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Match: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg match between FC Spartak Moskva and PAOK FC (0-0), played on 15 August in Russia.

Charges against FC Spartak Moskva:
- Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations (DR)
- Illicit chants - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to fine FC Spartak Moskva €31,000.

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Match: UEFA Europa League second qualifying round second leg match between Asteras Tripolis FC and Hibernian FC (1-1), played on 2 August in Greece.
 
Charges against Asteras Tripolis FC:
- Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) - Art. 15 (4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Field invasion - Art. 16  of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

Decision:

The CEDB has decided:
- to fine Asteras Tripolis €5,000;
- to warn Asteras Tripolis FC.

Charges against Hibernian FC:
- Setting of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Insufficient organization (no stewards with away supporters) - Art. 24 (2) of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Decision:

The CEDB has decided:
- to fine Hibernian FC €8,000;
- to warn Hibernian FC.

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Match: UEFA Europa League first qualifying round first leg match between FK Budućnost Podgorica and AS Trenčin (0-2), played on 12 July in Montenegro.

Charges against FK Budućnost Podgorica:
- Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to fine FK Budućnost Podgorica €18,000.

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Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League play-off first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Burnley FC (3-1), played on 23 August in Greece.

Charges against Olympiacos FC:
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Security & Safety Regulations
- Setting-off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 27 September.

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