UEFA charges Dortmund & Galatasaray for crowd trouble

UEFA charges Dortmund & Galatasaray for crowd trouble [divider]

UEFA has released a statement charging both Borussia Dortmund and Galatasaray following the Champions League Group D game played between the two sides on Tuesday 4 November 2014.

The charges against Dortmund are as follows:

[box type=”shadow” ]Charges: Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Crowd disturbance – Art 16 (2) (h) DR; Insufficient organization – Art 16 (1) DR[/box]

The charges against Galatasaray are as follows:

[box type=”shadow” ]Charges: Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) (f) DR; Field invasions by supporters – Art. 16 (2) (a) DR; Setting off/throwing of fireworks and missiles – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR[/box]

The punishments handed to each side will be decided on 13 November by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body.

Galatasaray fans threw flares onto the pitch and into the Dortmund stands during the game which the German side won 4-1. The game was briefly stopped twice as a result of the incidents.

Galatasaray fans however, claim they were also attacked by Dortmund fans with sticks and poles.