UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behavior by fans after deciding to take no action against CSKA Moscow for apparently having fans inside the closed stadium against Manchester City.
Some 200 to 300 people supporting CSKA were inside the stadium on Tuesday night but UEFA is satisfied the rules were followed.
UEFA will face questions over its enforcement of ground closures after a number of CSKA Moscow supporters appeared to gain entry to their side's UEFA Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Khimki Arena.
The Group E match, which ended in a 2-2 draw, was officially played behind closed doors after the European governing body punished the Russian club for repeated racist offences by their fans.
The UEFA Champions League returns with eight matches that will be shown live across US television and Internet starting off with CSKA Moscow playing behind closed-doors versus Manchester City.
Forviewersin theUnited States, the games will be shown across several channels. In addition to ESPN sublicensing some of the games from FOX, you can also follow the games onFOX Soccer Plus's MultiMatch 90service.
With both Bayern Munich and Manchester City already through to the last 16 of this competition, to-nights match-up will be more about pride than the actual result as City look to end Bayern's record 10 game winning streak in the Champions League.
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Jose Mourinho thinks that Manchester City have the best squad in England and that is high praise indeed since the Portuguese has won numerous titles with four different clubs in four different countries. After failing to qualify past the Champions League group stages in the last two seasons, the club has finally managed to see the light of the knockout stages.
Manchester City qualified for the Champions League knockout stages for the first time in their history after a 5-2 thrashing of CSKA Moscow. City have failed to progress past the group stages in the previous two attempts. This is widely believed to be the reason behind Roberto Mancini's sacking at the end of last season.
An Easyjet flight carrying CSKA Moscow fans to their Champions League clash with Manchester City was forced to divert to Denmark to eject drunken passengers. The flight landed at Copenhagen Airport after reports that an intoxicated passenger had started pushing staff. The fan was taken away by Danish police and friends travelling with him were [.
Manchester City failed to defeat Bayern Munich in their first major showdown of the UEFA Champions League, but they did however dispatch CSKA Moscow in their first encounter with the Russian side and will hope for the same results when the Etihad plays host to their fourth round tie Tuesday evening.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure was encouraged to lie about being racially abused as part of a conspiracy by English journalists angry that Russia beat England in the 2018 World Cup bidding process. That's the outlandish claim made by a CSKA Moscow director after the Russian side were ordered to partially close their stadium for [.
Former Liverpool star John Barnes says education is the only way to get rid of racism in football. The ex-England international was asked for his thoughts following the racist abuse suffered by Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure during last week's Champions League win over CSKA Moscow. Amid calls for the Russian side to be thrown [.
Enough of the empty promises. It is long past time for UEFA to prove whether or not they are as serious about punishing racist behavior from fans in club competitions across Europe as they claim to be. And with another incident occurring on Wednesday in which Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure revealed after his club's victory over CSKA Moscow that he was targeted with racist chanting by the Russian side's home supporters, now is the perfect time to for UEFA lay down the hammer.
UEFA President Michel Platini has demanded an internal investigation look into why the UEFA protocol wasn't followed by the referee in the Champions League match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City earlier this week.
The new UEFA protocol to combat racism says that the referee should stop the game if he receives a complaint of racism (which City captain Yaya Toure informed the referee about during the game), and the referee must then instruct the public announcer to tell supporters to refrain from the racial abuse.
CSKA Moscow have released a ridiculous statement denying that their fans racially abused Yaya Toure during last night's game against Manchester City. The monkey chants aimed at the Ivory Coast international were clearly audible during the game. But CSKA didn't see it that way. A club statement said: "Having carefully studied the video of the [.
While Manchester City defeated CSKA Moscow, 2-1, on a dilapidated field in Moscow on Wednesday evening, much of the focus from the following the match centers on reported racist chanting from the CSKA ultras.
At one point in the second half, Man City midfielder Yaya Toure was reportedly the subject of racist chanting and following the game, Toure called on UEFA to punish the club and the fans for their actions.
Manchester City claimed a hard-fought three points against CSKA Moscow after they ran out 2-1 winners at the Arena Khimki in their Champions League clash on Wednesday.
City fell behind but immediately replied through Sergio Aguero, prior to the Uruguayan grabbing his second goal of the game just before half time, which made the score 2-1 to the Manchester based side.
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The UEFA Champions League returns with eightmatchesthat will be shown live across US television and Internet starting off with CSKA Moscow playing behind closed-doors versusManchester City.
Forviewersin theUnited States, the games will be shown across several channels. In addition to ESPN sublicensing some of the games from FOX, you can also follow the games onFOX Soccer Plus's MultiMatch 90service (which is offering a free trial this week).
Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has informed the Russian Football Union of racial abuse directed towards him by Spartak Moscow fans during a Russian Premier League match this past weekend. The Russian Football Union is now investigating the incidents and will likely explain what action it will be take within the next 24 hours.
The fallout from last week's clash between supporters of AS Roma and CSKA Moscow during their Champions LeagueGroup Eencounter in Rome could see both sides fined by UEFA.
UEFA has confirmed that both the Italian and Russian club will fall under investigation for the behavior of their fans at this fixture, with a decision from the governing body coming at the end of next week.
Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashingCSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1.
Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored a brace and assisted another goal as the Italian side notched four unanswered goals in the opening 31 minutes of the contest.
AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League in style.
The Italian club, playing their first Champions League match since 2011, slammed home four goals in the first 30 minutes of the game before adding a fifth for good measure early in the second half, crushing CSKA Moscow, 5-1, at the Stadio Olimpico.
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pelligrini has endured some tough criticism over English Premier League results this season, but on Tuesday he delivered on a goal that the team's ownership didn't see accomplished each of the last two seasons.
With a 5-2 victory over CSKA Moscow at the Etihad Stadium against CSKA Moscow, Man City clinched a place in the UEFA Champions League knockout round.
Manchester City's captain last night, Yaya Toure, has demanded that UEFA reacts to the awful racist chanting that he and his teammates received from the supporters of CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League match.
Toure informed the referee regarding the racist chanting, but no action was taken.
If you missed yesterday's UEFA Champions League matches, or you want to see the highlights again, here are the eight UCL matches from Wednesday gameweek 3:
Manchester United vs Real Sociedad Real Madrid vs Juventus CKSA Moscow vs Manchester City Anderlecht vs Paris Saint-Germain Bayer Leverkusen vs Shakhtar Donetsk Benfica vs Olympiakos Bayern Munich vs Plzen Galatasaray vs Copenhagen
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The Premier League has returned and so hasThree to See– the preview column by Just Football looking at the most intriguing fixtures. This week, the pick of the Premier League, a big clash in the MLS and one of the biggest derbies in Russian football:
Manchester United vs Swansea City (Premier League)
Saturday 16th August – Kickoff 12:45 BST, BT Sport 1
As ever the return of the Premier League is hugely anticipated, the weeks of waiting and preparation are over, this is it.
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Bayern Munich have done the thoroughly decent thing and refunded a small group of intrepid fans who rented out an office in tower block overlooking CSKA Moscow's stadium in order to watch their team play a "behind closed doors" Champions League tie on Tuesday evening.
A steward has his picture taken in the ghostly confines of CSKA'sArena Khimki
With UEFA ordering CSKA Moscow to play tonight's Champions League group tie against Bayern Munich behind closed doors due to their fans being all racist and fascist and stuff during a game against Viktoria Plzen last December, a small group of Bayern fans have had to go to extremes in order to watch their beloved side in action.
A man was seen removing the snow from the lines on the pitch during half time of the Champions League group D soccer match between CSKA Moscow and Bayern Munich in Moscow this evening (currently, the score reads 3-1 to the German Champions) Due to the time difference and the fact that is winter, Champions League matches in Russia usually kick off two hours than the prescribed time by UEFA.
Good signing by AC Milan who have finally landed midfielder Keisuke Honda from CSKA Moscow. Milan tried unsuccessfully to get the Japanese midfielder in the summer, but were unable to agree on a transfer fee. He will join Milan on January 1 on a free transfer and has been given the No. 10 shirt.
"From the 3 January 2014 Keisuke Honda will be a Milan player," Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani said on the club's official website.