THE BALL – UEFA punishes Jesus’ club for chanting support for Putin (Fenerbahçe)

A fine of 50,000 euros imposed by UEFA on Fenerbahçe, from Turkey, as well as the partial closure of their stadium for a match suspended for two years.

All because of the throwing of objects and chants of support for the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, during the match of the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League, against Dynamo Kyiv, which the Ukrainians won 2-1 , after a 0-0 draw. in the first leg, which resulted in the elimination of the team of Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus, who thus passed to the Europa League.

European football’s governing body had opened an investigation, led by an instructor from the Ethics and Disciplinary Committee, following chants sung by Turkish fans in Istanbul during the July 27 match – it all went down passed after Dynamo kyiv scored the first goal, by Vitaly Buyalskiy.

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