Euro 2020: UEFA fined England £25,500 after laser pointer used in semi-final

Euro 2020: UEFA fined England £25,500 after laser pointer used in semi-final

The English Football Association has been fined by UEFA for incidents involving its supporters during the game against Denmark.

England. Due to incidents carried out by English fans during the match that faced the teams of England and Denmark, in the semifinals of Euro 2020, among which the use of a laser pointer, screeches in the Danish anthem, and fireworks, the English Association de Futbol has been fined £25,500 by UEFA.

“The CEDB has decided to fine the English Football Association £25,500 for the use of laser pointers, disturbances during national anthems and setting up fireworks, ” was published in a UEFA statement, in a decision of its Ethics Committee. and Discipline.

In the match held by the English team against Germany, there were also moments of violence and in the anthem of the Germans whistles and shouts against the Teutons were heard.

Hungary sanctioned with three games behind closed doors

Hungary sanctioned with three games behind closed doors

On the other hand, the sanction of three games behind closed doors to the Hungarian team dictated by UEFA due to the discriminatory behavior of its fans is considered “pathetic” and “cowardly ” for the use of “snitches”, declared the Foreign Minister from Hungary, Péter Szijjártó.

“The commission that has made that decision is a pathetic and cowardly entity. Let them be ashamed! ”, Szijjártó said in a brief message on the social network Facebook.

UEFA informed yesterday of the sanction to the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) for the discriminatory behavior of its fans during three matches of the European Championship, Hungary-Portugal on June 15, Hungary-France on June 19, and the Germany-Hungary on June 23.

The next three matches at Hungary’s home will be played behind closed doors, although the third of them is suspended on the condition that the fans do not repeat offenders for two years.

Additionally, the MLSZ will have to pay a fine of 100,000 euros and during the matches that their team plays behind closed doors, they will have to display a banner with the #EqualGame ‘hashtag’ with the UEFA logo on it.