Lyon and Besiktas both charged by UEFA

Both clubs has been charged by UEFA following their Europa League clash

Written by Bertel Østergaard. April 14, 2017

Lyon and Besiktas has both been charged by UEFA due to crowd disturbances in their Europa League quarter-final.

The clash between the two sides featured serious disturbances between the two fan groups.

The kick off at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais was delayed by 45 minutes due to crowd disturbances. The Besiktas supporters were breaking through segregation and fighting the Lyon supporters.

Lyon also face charges for blocking the stairways, fireworks and pitch invasion after their second scoring.

Besiktas are also facing charges for fireworks and crowd disturbances.

Lyon president had the following to say ahead of next weeks away clash in Istanbul.

– It seems difficult to travel to Besiktas. When you see how this fury spilled over on all sides we are very afraid.

The second leg will take place in Istanbul on Thursday with kick off at 21:05 CET.