Spartak Moscow fans banned for Sevilla away game

UEFA today sanctioned the Russian side after recent incidents when they faced Slovenian side NK Maribor in the opening UCL group stage game.

Spartak Moscow fans banned for Sevilla away game

The UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) today ruled that Spartak Moscow were banned from selling away tickets to their supporters for the Champions League game at the Sánchez Pizjuán in Seville on November 1st.

The sanction is a result of incidents that occurred when the Russian side played their first group stage against Slovenian side Maribor on September 13 when a flare was launched at the match official mid-game.

Soccer Football - Champions League - NK Maribor vs Spartak Moscow - Ljudski vrt, Maribor, Slovenia - September 13, 2017 Spartak Moscow fans watch on from the stands

UEFA also fined the Muscovite outfit with 60,000 euro ($71,862) fine.

Spartak's next game in Group E is at home against Liverpool next week and they then face Sevilla in the Russian capital on October 17.