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UEFA fines Eintracht Frankfurt $96K for behaviour of 12,000 travelling fans at Bordeaux
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA has fined Eintracht Frankfurt 70,000 euros ($96,000) for the behaviour of its record 12,000 travelling fans at a Europa League match in Bordeaux.
UEFA says the sanctions were imposed for crowd disturbances and setting off fireworks.
Eintracht has been fined increasing amounts by UEFA for fans breaking rules by lighting flares inside stadiums.
UEFA cited the size of the German club's support in Bordeaux on Nov. 28 as a record for a Europa League group stage match.
Eintracht won 1-0 and has advanced to the round of 32.
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