Denmark fined for crowd disturbances during World Cup clash with Australia
Last Updated: 24/06/18 7:15pm
The Danish Football Association has been fined by FIFA for crowd disturbances during Denmark's match against Australia.
Denmark supporters were seen throwing objects towards Australian spectators in the stadium during the match in Samara, which ended 1-1, and a fine of £15,250 (20,000 CHF) has been issued.
The display of a sexist banner by Danish supporters was also reprimanded, while the fine was also imposed for not respecting pre-match protocol ahead of kick-off.
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has also opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland player Stephan Lichtsteiner for a goal celebration during his side's match against Serbia.
In relation to the same match, disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the president of the Serbian FA, Slavisa Kokeza, as well as the national coach Mladen Krstajic for statements made in the aftermath of the game, in which Switzerland claimed a late victory courtesy of an injury-time goal from Xherdan Shaqiri.
In addition, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened disciplinary proceedings against the German officials Ulrich Voigt and Georg Behlau for incidents at the end of Germany's fixture with Sweden, in which clashes occured on the touchline following the final whistle.
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