Proceedings opened against Serbia and Albania

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the football associations of both Serbia and Albania following the abandoned European Qualifier.

General view of Partizan Stadium prior to the Serbian Super league match between FK Partizan and FK Crvena Zvezda
General view of Partizan Stadium prior to the Serbian Super league match between FK Partizan and FK Crvena Zvezda ©Getty Images

Match: European Qualifiers Group I game between Serbia and Albania on 14 October in Belgrade

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Football Association of Serbia (FSS) for the setting off/throwing of fireworks and missiles (Article 16(2b & c) UEFA Disciplinary Regulations), crowd disturbance (Art. 16(2h) DR), field invasion by supporters (Art. 16(2a) DR), insufficient organisation (Art. 16(1) DR) and use of a laser pointer (Art. 16(2d) DR).

Proceedings have also been opened against the Football Association of Albania (FShF) for refusing to play (Art. 27(1) UEFA Competition Regulations) and the display of an illicit banner (Art. 16(2e) DR).

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 23 October.