Russian squad conditionally disqualified from Euro 2016
- 14.06.2016, 20:01,
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UEFA has conditionally disqualified the Russian national team from the Euro 2016 Football Championship, reads the statement of the Association.
This means that in case of recurrence of the clashes that were in Marseille, Leonid Slutskiy's team will be kicked off the European Championship.
This measure provides for the unrest in the stands of the stadium, where Russian fans erupted in the sector to the fans of the English team and built there a brawl.
In addition, the Russian Football Union was fined €150 thousand.
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England and Russia finished in a draw 1:1 in a match of the group stage of the European Championship on June 11. The atmosphere around the game was tense due to the collisions of the football fans, began in Marseille from June 9 and culminating on the day of the game. The police were forced to use smoke bombs, tear gas and water cannon.