UEFA open disciplinary action against Croatia and Turkey

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UEFA have released the following information regarding action over crowd trouble at matches involving Turkey and Croatia on Friday:

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Czech Republic and Croatia (2-2) in Saint-Étienne.

Charges against the Croatian Football Federation:

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbance – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR

Proceedings have also been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Spain and Turkey (3-0) in Nice.

Charges against the Turkish Football Federation:

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – Art 16 (2) DR
- Field invasion – Art 16 (2) DR

These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 20 June.