UEFA charge Portugal after Euro pitch invasion

UEFA have opened a disciplinary case against the Portuguese football federation after a fan invaded the pitch and spectators let off fireworks in their Euro 2016 quarter-final match against Poland on Thursday.

The Poland federation was also charged by European football's organizing body relating to crowd disturbances, the setting off of fireworks and a late kick-off in Marseille.

Portugal won 5-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the match finished 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra-time.

The cases will be heard by UEFA's disciplinary panel on July 21.

Last update: Fri, 01/07/2016 - 17:14

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