Dinamo Zagreb given stadium ban, $31,500 fine for racist behaviour

Dinamo Zagreb players pose for a photo before a Europa League match against Benfica Source: Getty Images

Dinamo Zagreb have been ordered to play their next European match behind closed doors for the racist behaviour of their supporters against Benfica, UEFA confirmed on Tuesday (AEDT).

UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body also ordered the Croatian champions to pay a €20,000 (A$31,520) fine, while a second one-match stadium ban has been deferred for two years.

Dinamo were fined a further €47,000 (A$74,068) for other offences, including setting off fireworks, throwing objects and blocking stairways in the Europa League last-16 match on March 7.

Chelsea have been fined €13,000 (A$20,488) after fans were found guilty of throwing objects and invading the pitch against Malmo on February 15. UEFA have told the Swedish club they must cough up €58,000 (A$91,403) for throwing objects and setting off fireworks.

Dynamo Kiev have been given a partial stadium closure for their next home European game and ordered to display a UEFA '#EqualGame' banner for throwing objects, setting off fireworks, a pitch invasion and blocking stairways against Olympiacos.

Source Omnisport