English Premier League top side Manchester City have been fined 14,000 euros (£11,910) for the “improper conduct of the team” during the Champions League game with Atletico Madrid last month. Man City qualified for the last four after a goalless quarter-final second leg. Atletico defender Felipe’s sending-off after a foul on Phil Foden sparked a confrontation involving both sets of players and coaching staff.
UEFA fine Manchester City £11,910
The disciplinary committee of governing body Uefa has now fined the Premier League League side although they are yet to l punish Atletico. During the incident former City defender, Stefan Savic appeared to pull Jack Grealish’s hair before confronting England forward after the game. Atletico had been ordered to close part of their stadium before City’s visit before successfully appealing against Uefa’s decision.
Uefa had ordered Atletico to close at least 5,000 seats at the Wanda Metropolitano in response to “discriminatory behavior” by Atletico fans during the first leg in Manchester. That punishment was overturned after a request to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.