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Liverpool charged by UEFA

Liverpool charged by UEFA

UEFA has charged English Premier League side Liverpool during their Champions League clash at Anfield on Wednesday evening.

Home side Liverpool has been charged in relation to pitch invasions during and after the game as one fan made it onto the pitch in the second half, but was dragged off by security before making it to the dugout.

A second incident was reportedly noted after the game when a group of kids ran on the pitch in an attempt to get a player’s shirt.

But it was not Liverpool alone being charged as their opponents too faced the wrath of the European football body.

Thrown Objects

Visitors Salzburg have been charged after their fans threw objects onto the pitch during the game. And while the amount both teams will be charged has not yet been revealed, it’s said the case will be dealt with on October 17th.

In the game, Liverpool took the lead through Sadio Mane in the ninth minute with goals from Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah giving them a 3-0 lead.

However, the Austrian club had other ideas. Hwang Hee-chan hit back in the 39th minute, sending Virgil van Dijk to ground with a fake shot before finishing brilliantly.

The comeback continued in the second half when Takumi Minamino scored, before Norweigian starlet Erling Braut Haaland brought Salzburg Level. Salah’s late goal was enough for the Reds to avoid embarrassment.

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