Disaster at OM!


By: Manu Tournoux

Olympique de Marseille are suffering after the supporters’ excesses against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Olympique de Marseille was sanctioned. The first leg of the Europa League round of 16 against Villarreal will take place without fans in the north turn of the Vélodrome.

UEFA has delivered its verdict. : the Phocaeans will play their next home match in C3, on March 7, behind closed doors, as reported The Team this Thursday.

More than 100,000 euros fine

The North Stand of the Vélodrome will be closed due to incidents that occurred during the return play-off against Shakhtar Donetsk (3-1) on February 15, including the use of smoke bombs by supporters, laser pointers and the kick-off delayed.

Furthermore, the European body imposed several fines on the Olympian club. In total, the fines amount to 107,500 euros: €41,500 for lighting fireworks, €10,000 for launching fireworks, €26,000 for blocking the passage of the public, 20 €000 for the use of laser pointers and €10,000 for the delay at kick-off.

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