The European Football Association (UEFA) announced today that it will investigate the prevention of Italian club Inter Milan fans from entering the Dragao stadium in Portugal to watch its team’s match against Porto, on Tuesday, in the second leg of the Champions League final.
A European Union spokesman stated that UEFA is fully aware that a large group of the Italian team’s fans have purchased tickets to enter the match in the places designated for them according to the Union’s regulations.
He added that the federation’s regulations stipulate that 5 percent of the stadium’s capacity must be for the guest team in a separate area from the fans of the host team. He pointed out that multiple pictures of the Italian team’s fans have spread on social media, showing that hundreds of Inter Milan fans have not entered. The stadium at the moment of kick-off, which will be investigated.
The Portuguese club, Porto, had announced before the match that it would not allow Inter fans who had purchased tickets to enter the stadium. Porto/. The European Union confirmed that it would consider the matter in all its aspects in order to reach the truth. The match ended with the two teams tied without goals, to qualify Inter Milan for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, benefiting from its victory in the first leg with a goal without a response in Italy.
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