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Manchester City hit by UEFA charge over fireworks during PSG game

Reuters , Thursday 14 Apr 2016
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PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left , watches the ball go into the back of the net as Manchester City's goalkeeper Joe Hart looks round, the gaol was not given for offside, during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the City of Manchester stadium in Manchester, England Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (AP)
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Manchester City have been charged by UEFA after fireworks were set off during their 1-0 Champions League quarter-final, second-leg win over Paris St Germain on Tuesday night.

City beat PSG 3-2 on aggregate to advance to the tournament's semi-finals.

"Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final between Manchester City FC and Paris St Germain (1-0) played on April 12 in England," European football's governing body said in a statement.

"Charges against Manchester City FC: Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the Uefa disciplinary regulations."

UEFA's disciplinary body will hear the case on May 19.

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