PARIS, March 31 — Uefa today issued a multitude of fines to clubs in both the Champions League and Europa League, with deposed European champions Liverpool and Manchester City among a long list of teams punished.
Liverpool were fined €3,250 (RM15,384) for the setting off of fireworks during a 3-2 extra-time defeat in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at home to Atletico Madrid.
Atletico also received a fine of €24,000 for the “blocking of public passageways” during the first leg in the Spanish capital.
City meanwhile incurred a €3,000 fine for a “kit infringement” following the first leg of their clash away to Real Madrid last month.
Bayern Munich were hit with a combined fine of €40,000 for “transmitting a provocative message of offensive nature” and “crowd disturbances” during a 3-0 win over Chelsea in London.
Tottenham were fined €20,000 euros for a late kick-off in their game at home to RB Leipzig on February 19.
German clubs Eintracht Frankfurt (€57,000) and Wolfsburg (€49,250) were both sanctioned for a range of offences in the Europa League.
Manchester United (€12,000), Celtic (€15,000) and Rangers (€20,500) were also issued fines.
Porto incurred the steepest punishment with a collective fine of €63,000 for offences across both legs of their Europa League last-32 tie against Bayer Leverkusen.
The Champions League and Europa League have both been frozen at the last-16 stage due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Uefa will hold a videoconference tomorrow with its 55 member federations as part of discussions on the potential rescheduling of matches postponed due to the deadly virus outbreak. — AFP