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Germany, Portugal fined at Euro 2012

Jun 14, 2012 at 11:23pm IST

Lviv: Both Germany and Portugal have been fined by UEFA after their opening game at Euro 2012. German supporters threw missiles during the Group B clash and the German Football Association has been fined €10,000 as a result.

Seleccao players were targeted by paper bombs, most notably at corners, while a smoke bomb was also let off in the stands, despite die Mannschaft's fans being continually warned as the game progressed.

Meanwhile, the Portuguese Football Association was fined €5,000 after their players delayed the kick off to the second half.

Germany, Portugal fined at Euro 2012

The DFB were reprimanded after supporters threw missiles onto the pitch against the Seleccao.

"The German Football Association has today been fined €10,000 by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body for the throwing of missiles by its supporters at last Saturday's Euro 2012 Group B match between Germany and Portugal in Lviv," an official statement read.

"The Portuguese Football Association has been fined €5,000 for a delayed kick-off to the second half at the same match."

Germany won the game 1-0 thanks to a late Mario Gomez header.


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