UEFA charge Manchester United and PSG over fans misconduct

Manchester United and PSG have been charged by UEFA following their fans conduct on Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg at Old Trafford.

United have been charged after a section of their fans were seen throwing objects at former player Angel Di Maria. The Old Trafford faithful were also allege to have blocked the stairways during the match.

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On the other hand, the French side have been given a four counts charge for the conduct of their travelling fans. The away fans are accused of setting off of fireworks, throwing of objects, acts of damages as well as crowd disturbances.

A report has it that about 800 seats were damaged in the away end, while the netting that protects the disabled fans in front of the away section was ripped off.

A fan was said to have sustained hand injuries from the fireworks from the Paris club fans, while a hole was punched into the roof of a tram by supporters attending the match.

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on February 28.

PSG star Angel Di Maria though escaped punishment for his attitude while celebrating PSG first goal. But Manchester United Paul Pogba was sent off during the match for two bookable offences.

United next game is on Monday against Chelsea in the FA Cup, while PSG return to their Ligue 1 duties on Sunday away to Saint-Etienne. The second leg of the round 16 clash will come up on March 6.