UEFA have ordered Marseille to shut a part of their stadium for the house leg of their Europa Convention League semi-final towards Feyenoord on account of crowd violence.
European soccer’s governing physique opened an investigation after the primary leg of Marseille’s quarter-final towards the Greek facet PAOK was marred by ugly clashes between supporters.
Incidents befell exterior the Velodrome earlier than kick-off with bother persevering with inside the bottom.
Along with the closure of the membership’s Virage Nord, Marseille had been fined a complete of 98,000 euros ($106,000) for lighting fireworks, throwing objects and blocking passageways.
PAOK obtained a superb of fifty,000 euros for related offences and should contact Marseille inside 30 days for the settlement of injury brought on by their followers.
Marseille go to Feyenoord on April 28 within the first leg of their semi-final tie after which host the Dutch membership within the return conflict per week later.