Lazio, Maribor and Tottenham fined

UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed fines on S.S. Lazio, NK Maribor and Tottenham Hotspur FC in relation to two UEFA Europa League games involving the sides.

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The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has issued a deferred decision ordering S.S. Lazio to play their next UEFA club competition match behind closed doors. This sanction has been suspended for a probationary period of two years. In addition, a fine of €50,000 was imposed on Lazio for the racist conduct of their supporters, ignition of fireworks and incidents of a non-sporting nature at their UEFA Europa League group stage game against NK Maribor in Slovenia on 6 December 2012.

Maribor have been fined €17,000 for insufficient match organisation and throwing of missiles and/or fireworks by their supporters at the same Group J game.

In another decision, Lazio have been fined €90,000 for the racist behaviour of their fans, throwing of missiles and/or fireworks, incidents of a non-sporting nature, late handling of their team sheet and late arrival at the stadium, at the UEFA Europa League group stage match against Tottenham Hotspur FC on 22 November 2012 in Rome.

Tottenham have been fined €10,000 for crowd disturbances at the same Group J game. An appeal may be lodged against the verdicts within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decisions.