Leicester City fined £17,000 by Uefa after fan violence at end of Europa League draw with Napoli

LEICESTER CITY have been fined £17,250 for the fan violence that marred their Europa League tie with Napoli.

Supporters of both sides clashed at the end of the 2-2 draw with a series of missiles also thrown.

Uefa hit the Foxes with two charges, for 'crowd disturbances' and 'throwing of objects' and have now confirmed the fine.

Napoli, who faced the same two charges plus causing 'damage' to the King Power Stadium, were fined just under £13,000.

A dozen fans were arrested following the match on September 16.

Around 100 police and stewards raced to the far corner of the ground, where 250 Napoli fans were housed as bottles were launched shortly after the full-time whistle.

And there were ugly scenes when baton-wielding cops waded in to separate rival fans as skirmishes broke out and stewards struggled to restore order.

An appeal over the speaker system called on supporters to 'respect your club' by 'moving away from the segregation line'.



However, the trouble flared for a few minutes before police restored some level of order.

It came after Leicester fans saw a two-goal lead wiped out by second-half strikes from Victor Osimhen, with the Napoli striker snatching an equaliser three minutes from the end.

On the final whistle Napoli's small band of spectators appeared to taunt their Leicester counterparts before the mood took a sickening sinister turn.

Foxes followers clambered over tarpaulin covers and stewards were overwhelmed as punches were thrown.

Some Italians were seen to remove their belts which they used as weapons to attack rivals.

Uefa also confirmed Aaron Wan-Bissaka must serve a two-game Champions league ban for his red card in the defeat at Young Boys.

Meanwhile, Spurs were warned over the gloves worn by keeper Pierluigi Gollini in the Conference League draw at Rennes, which breached Uefa regulations on logo size.

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