UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against both Atletico Madrid and Marseille for their fans' conduct during Wednesday's Europa League final, with the Spanish side facing a charge of racist behaviour for a banner unfurled by its fans.
While it's not immediately clear what was on the discriminatory banner in question, UEFA cited Article 14 of its Disciplinary Regulations in Thursday's release. Section 1 states:
"Any person under the scope of Article 3 (scope of personal application) who insults the human dignity of a person or group of persons on whatever grounds, including skin colour, race, religion or ethnic origin, incurs a suspension lasting at least 10 matches or a specified period of time, or any other appropriate sanction."
Marseille, meanwhile, faces five separate charges for crowd disturbances, acts of damages, use of fireworks, throwing of objects, and contributing to a late kickoff. Atletico has also been charged for its fans' use of fireworks.
UEFA's Control, Ethics, and Disciplinary Body will assess the cases on May 31.
Atletico defeated Marseille 3-0 in the final to hoist its third Europa League trophy.
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