Sport Lyon and Besiktas given suspended two-year UEFA bans

23:40  19 april  2017
23:40  19 april  2017 Source:   MSN

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- Lyon and Besiktas have been handed suspended two - year bans by UEFA after crowd trouble marred the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Lyon and Besiktas have been handed suspended two - year bans by UEFA after crowd trouble marred the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

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Lyon and Besiktas have been handed suspended two-year bans by UEFA after crowd trouble marred the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Last Thursday's match at Parc Olympique Lyonnais was delayed by 45 minutes due to fans from the lower tier entering the field after objects were thrown at them from within the group of travelling supporters in the tier above.

Besiktas fans also broke through segregation and fought with home fans.

UEFA charged Lyon in relation to crowd disturbances, setting off fireworks, stairways being blocked, insufficient organisation and field invasion by supporters after Jeremy Morel capitalised on an error from Besiktas goalkeeper Fabri to snatch a 2-1 win.

Match abandoned at halftime as Bastia fans attack Lyon players

  Match abandoned at halftime as Bastia fans attack Lyon players Lyon's Ligue 1 match at Bastia was suspended at halftime after the visiting players were attacked by the opposition fans.&nbsp;Lyon's Ligue 1 match at Bastia was suspended at half-time after the visiting players were attacked by the opposition fans.

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NYON, Switzerland — French club Lyon and Turkey’s Besiktas have been given suspended UEFA said in a statement Wednesday that both clubs would be excluded from the next competition for which they qualified – with the ban being deferred for a probationary period of two years .

Besiktas were similarly punished for crowd disturbances and setting off fireworks, along with throwing objects.

Under punishments handed down by UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB), each club has been fined €100,000.

A statement released by UEFA read: "The CEDB has decided to exclude Olympique Lyonnais [and Besiktas] from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it will qualify. This exclusion is deferred for a probationary period of two (2) years."

The statement added: "Based on the official reports and the current available evidence at the disposal of the UEFA disciplinary bodies, the CEDB has considered that the supporters of both clubs were responsible for the crowd disturbances at the match."

Match abandoned at halftime as Bastia fans attack Lyon players

  Match abandoned at halftime as Bastia fans attack Lyon players Lyon's Ligue 1 match at Bastia was suspended at halftime after the visiting players were attacked by the opposition fans.&nbsp;Lyon's Ligue 1 match at Bastia was suspended at half-time after the visiting players were attacked by the opposition fans.

The two clubs were both given sanctions by the governing body after last week's tie spiralled out of controol in the stands. Lyon and Besiktas have been handed suspended two - year bans by UEFA after crowd trouble marred the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

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The second leg of the quarter-final tie takes place in Istanbul on Thursday and comes after Lyon were involved in another ugly flashpoint over the weekend.

In Ligue 1, their game at Bastia was initially delayed by home fans entering the field to confront Lyon players during the warms-ups, while a similar fracas at half-time resulted in the match being abandoned.

PHOTOS: FANS ATTACK PLAYERS ON THE FIELD

A security staff holds Lyon's goalkeeper Anthony Lopes during scuffles at half-time between some of Lyon's players and Bastia supporters who invaded the pitch, during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) vs Lyon (OL). Fans attack players on field of Lyon-Bastia Ligue 1 match

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