Dynamo Kiev fined by UEFA over racist behaviour of fans
Last Updated: 27/03/15 2:23pm
Dynamo Kiev have been ordered to close part of their stadium for next month's Europa League quarter-final after racist behaviour by fans towards Everton players.
The Ukrainian side has also been fined 15,000 euros (£10,950) by UEFA for the setting off of fireworks and for insufficient organisation.
The racist behaviour took place during the 5-2 second-leg win over Everton in the last 16 on March 19.
UEFA has ordered partial closure of the NSK Olimpiyskiy stadium for the first leg of the quarter-final against Fiorentina, to be played in Kiev on April 16.
A UEFA statement read: "The CEDB (UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body) has ordered the partial closure of the NSK Olimpiyskiy stadium during the next UEFA competition match which FC Dynamo Kiev would play as the host club, and in particular, Blocks 43 and 45 of the stadium.
"The Ukrainian club have also been fined 15,000 euros for the setting off of fireworks and the insufficient organisation."