Liverpool and Sevilla fined by UEFA over crowd trouble

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Liverpool have been fined 16,000 euros (£13,382) for an illicit banner and setting off fireworks during the Europa League finals in May, UEFA announced on Monday, reports BSS.

Juergen Klopp’s side lost the finals 3-1 to Spanish club Sevilla in Basel, and both clubs faced charges by European football’s governing body following crowd disturbances.

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Police intervention was required to stop scuffles between both sets of fans, who shared one end of the stadium with a small steward presence at St Jakob-Park.

UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body also handed a fine of 17,000 euros to Sevilla after their supporters were accused of throwing objects.

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