UEFA fines Liverpool, Manchester United for chants in Europa League

AP , Tuesday 24 May 2016

Manchester United fans
Manchester United fans hold up a flare during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, northern England November 10, 2010 (Reuters)

UEFA has fined Liverpool and Manchester United 20,000 euros ($22,300) each for offensive chants by fans at their Europa League round of 16 matches.

UEFA says it suspended further fines of 20,000 euros ($22,300) for each club for a two-year probation period.

UEFA's disciplinary panel also judged a range of charges including crowd disorder and throwing objects.

Liverpool was fined an additional 17,000 euros ($19,000) and ordered ''to contact Manchester United FC within 30 days for the settlement of the damages caused by its supporters,'' UEFA says.

United must pay a further 18,000 euros ($20,100) in fines.

Liverpool won 3-1 on aggregate.

Liverpool faces more UEFA sanctions in July for fans fighting with Sevilla supporters in the stadium before the final in Basel last week.

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