UEFA, The Union of European Football Association to charge British club Arsenal and German club Bayern Munich after fan disturbances in last UCL game. FC Bayern visited Emirates stadium for the return leg of Champions League game where fans from both teams involved in throwing objects on the field. Italian side Napoli also investigated for blocking stairways.
Arsenal and Bayern Munich to be charged by UEFA
Arsenal vs FC Bayern return leg game was forced to pause because either fan of Arsenal or Bayern Munich threw toilet paper onto the pitch in protest at the ticket prices.
The German Champions repeated result of first leg and claimed 5-1 win over Arsene Wenger’s squad. The Gunners also face action after one of their fan invaded pitch after the end of the match.
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Napoli fans were also caught blocking stairways, use of laser pointer, the throwing of objects and setting off of fireworks after 3-1 defeat at the hands of Real Madrid.
The governing body of European Football will deal with these cases on 23rd March.
Four teams [Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund] have qualified for the quarter final round of Champions League 2016-17. Remaining quarter finals will be played on 14 and 15 March.