Fabián Ruiz, during the match against the FC Barcelona in Saint Paolo


UEFA imposes a penalty on FC Barcelona

Published:31/03/2020 - 21:12h

Updated:31/03/2020 - 22:36h

The UEFA would have sanctioned with an economic fine to the FC Barcelona for having begun with delay the party of gone of eighth of Champions against the Naples

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The party of gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League that the FC Barcelona played in the stadium of Saint Paolo against the Naples seems that it will bring economic consequences for both groups. According to the informations published by the newspaper Sport, the UEFA would have imposed an economic sanction with 15.000 euros of fine so much to the Catalans as to the Italians.

The reason by which would have proceeded to sanction to both teams would have been the delay with which began the meeting. The party, that was programmed for the Tuesday 25 of the past month of February to the 21:00 hours, did not begin to the agreed hour. The UEFA, especially accurate with the punctuality because of the cession of television rights, proceeded to fine to FC Barcelona and Naples.

The proportionate informations by the media quoted previously, besides, add that the one of 15.000 euros is not the only sanction that will carry the entity napolitana but there will be an extra fine of 12.000 in reason of the illegal use of leading laser by part of the fans that abarrotaban the terracings of the mythical stadium of Saint Paolo during the crash.

It is necessary to remember that said party finished with tie to a goal: Dries Mertens advanced to the Italians when it had contested half hour of game, whereas Antoine Griezmann put the tables in the second time in the only shot to door of the culés. Therefore, maximum equality of face to a hypothetical party of turn, whenever the sanitary crisis that looms to Europe allow it.

New meeting of the UEFA

It is necessary to remember that this Wednesday the UEFA has foreseen a meeting by videoconference with the 55 federations that form it. In her, it will go back to treat the future in the short term of the two main continental competitions, the Champions League and the Europe League, that at present are detained owing to the sanitary crisis caused by the pandemia of the coronavirus.

The maximum organism of the European football issued a communiqué in which it detailed that "the UEFA has invited to the general secretaries of his 55 federations members to a videoconference the Wednesday 1 April to the midday to share an update on the progress made by the two groups of work that created two weeks ago and to argue the options identified regarding the possible rescheduling of parties".

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