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Bundesliga club Bayern Munich fined €20,000 for fake notes thrown by fans in Champions league tie

German football giants Bayern Munich have been fined €20,000 for the fake notes thrown on the pitch in a Champions League tie against Anderlecht in November. The fans also criticised UEFA via a banner in the same match.

football Updated: Dec 08, 2017 23:28 IST
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Bayern Munich won the Champions League tie against Anderlecht 2-1(AFP)

Bayern Munich have been fined €20,000 after fans threw fake notes on the pitch during a Champions League clash with Anderlecht last month.

Supporters threw rolls of mock-up €500 bills at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in protest against the high cost of tickets.

They also held a banner apparently criticising UEFA for their pricing policy, which read: ‘Is your gr€€d now finally satisfied?’.

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Travelling fans were angered after some reportedly paid as much as €100 for match tickets.

European football’s governing body has decided to fine them after they were charged with throwing objects and displaying illicit banners.

Spartak Moscow have also been fined €3,000 for setting off fireworks in their draw with Maribor.

First Published: Dec 08, 2017 23:27 IST