The historic classification of Atlético de Madrid after eliminating Liverpool of the Champions League brings a small financial consequence for the rojiblanco club. This is the sanction that UEFA has imposed on him for non-compliance with safety regulations at the first leg held at the Metropolitan Stadium on February 18.

04/01/2020 at 09:37


Ramon Fuentes

Specifically, it is a fine of 24,000 euros because they understand that some of the fans’ exit corridors were blocked due to excess capacity. Something that from the European body supposes to infringe the safety regulations of the Champions League. For this, Atlético de Madrid will have to pay a fine of 24000 euros, which will also have to be paid within a maximum period of 90 days.

But not only has the rojiblanco club been sanctioned. The reigning European champion will also have to pay UEFA an amount. In this case, it is due to the launching of flares that occurred at Anfield Stadium in the return match on March 11, with the same time to pay them.

Valencia, discharged from the competition for Atalanta, He has also been fined for the delay in accessing the field of play, with the consequent fine of 15,000 euros and notice to Albert Celades. In that same controversial game of February 19 played in Italy, the Italian club has also been penalized with 8,500 euros for launching flares.