UEFA bans Basel fans from Europa game
AFP/The Local · 27 Mar 2014, 10:06
Published: 27 Mar 2014 10:06 GMT+01:00
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UEFA also fined FC Basel 107,000 euros ($147,500) after objects, including cigarette lighters, were thrown on to the pitch in their last-16 clash against Salzburg last week with the referee halting the game for ten minutes.
A second one-match stadium ban was suspended for two years, UEFA said.
Basel and Valencia meet on April 3rd.
Meanwhile, Basel fans were celebrating their team's 1-0 victory against FC Lucerne on Wednesday night in the Swiss Cup semifinal.
The win sets up a cup final between Basel and FC Zurich for the first time since 1973.