Atletico Madrid Hit With Champions League Stadium Closure By Uefa After ‘racist’ Banner Unfurled In Europa League Final


UEFA have ordered Atletico Madrid to partially close their stadium for their first Champions League match.

The charge is as a result of a “racist” banner reportedly being unfurled during the Europa League final victory over Marseille.

PA:Empics Sport Atletico Madrid fans stadium closure after ‘racist’ banner in Europa League final

Atletico must shut off at least 3,000 seats for their opening home match of the Champions League.

Various reports suggest a flag inside Lyon’s Groupama Stadium was in the style of a Nazi war ensign.

The Europa League-winners have also been issued a £1,750 fine after fans set off fireworks.

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