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Liverpool, Sevilla fined over Europa trouble

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 Liverpool and Sevilla have both been fined over crowd trouble at the Europa League final.

Liverpool and Sevilla have both been fined over crowd trouble at the Europa League final.

LONDON, United Kingdom, July 25 – Liverpool and Sevilla were fined by UEFA on Monday following crowd trouble before and during the Europa League final against Sevilla in Basel in May.

Sevilla, who won the match 3-1 for a third successive Europa League title, were fined 17,000 euros (£14,242) while Liverpool were fined 16,000 euros.

The sanctions relate specifically to crowd disturbances, the setting off of fireworks, and an illicit banner.

A small numbers of supporters clashed behind one of the goals shortly before kick-off, with fans blaming poor segregation for the problems.

There was also criticism of UEFA’s choice of the St Jakob-Park stadium, which with its capacity of just 35,000 was the smallest chosen to host a major European final.

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