Serbia handed win but lose points

2014-10-24 10:52
Stefan Mitrovic (Supplied)
Stefan Mitrovic (Supplied)
Cape Town - Following the abandoned match against Albania, UEFA have granted Serbia have been given a 3-0 "walk over" win but also deducted three points from their Group I qualifying pool.

Madness struck the Partizan Stadium shortly before half-time as a drone trailing a pro-Albania banner was flown over the pitch, with Serbia defender Stefan Mitrovic's decision to yank down the flag eventually resulting in a mass brawl between both sets of players and supporters.

UEFA have now ruled as follows:

1. Serbia win the match 3-0 but lose three points.

2. Serbia must play their next two home games indoors.

3. The FA's of Serbia and Albania have both been fined £79,000.

More to follow.

Read more on:    serbia  |  albania  |  euro 2016  |  soccer

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