Europa League

UEFA charge Malmo and Chelsea after supporter unrest during Europa League second round clash 

UEFA charge Malmo and Chelsea after supporter unrest during Europa League second round clash

  • UEFA have charged Chelsea after fan invaded pitch and grabbed Eden Hazard
  • Malmo’s charge relates to home supporters setting off flares and fireworks 
  • Both clubs have also been charged with the throwing of objects by their fans 
  • Chelsea won the first-leg tie 2-1 with goals from Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud 

Sportsmail Reporter

Chelsea and Malmo have been charged by UEFA following supporter unrest during their Europa League match in Sweden on Thursday.

Chelsea have been charged over field invasions by their supporters, and Malmo for setting off fireworks.

Both clubs have been charged with the throwing of objects by their fans during the last 32 tie, which Chelsea won 2-1.

Chelsea's charge comes after a fan invaded the pitch and grabbed playmaker Eden Hazard

Chelsea’s charge comes after a fan invaded the pitch and grabbed playmaker Eden Hazard

Home supporters set off fireworks and flares before the match and the club have been charged

Home supporters set off fireworks and flares before the match and the club have been charged

Home supporters set off fireworks and flares before the match and the club have been charged

In addition, Valencia’s Geoffrey Kondogbia has been charged with receiving a yellow card on purpose during his side’s Europa League game at Celtic.

All the cases will be dealt with by UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on February 21.

Chelsea are already facing an investigation into alleged anti-Semitic chanting during their match against MOL Vidi in Hungary two months ago.

Both clubs have also been charged with the throwing of objects by their fans during the game

Both clubs have also been charged with the throwing of objects by their fans during the game

Both clubs have also been charged with the throwing of objects by their fans during the game

Officials filled a wheelbarrow with used flares and fireworks that had been set off in the game

Officials filled a wheelbarrow with used flares and fireworks that had been set off in the game

Officials filled a wheelbarrow with used flares and fireworks that had been set off in the game

 

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