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UEFA REDUCES PUNISHMENT OVER ROWDY HUNGARIAN FANS

 

European football association UEFA has reduced its earlier sanction under which the Hungarian national team was to play three European matches behind closed doors to two matches, with the restriction concerning the second match suspended for two years, Hungarian association MLSZ said on its website. UEFA passed its original decision on July 9, over “discriminative behaviours” by fans of the Hungarian team. The European federation also fined MLSZ 100,000 euros. MLSZ appealed against the July decision saying that fans during the contested matches in Budapest and Munich had “mostly” behaved decently.