UEFA has opened disciplinary
proceedings against the German and Portuguese Football
Associations following Saturday's Euro 2012 Group B match which
Germany won 1-0 in Lviv.
"The German Football Association (DFB) is charged with the
throwing of missiles by their supporters, while the Portuguese
Football Federation (FPF) faces proceedings for a delayed
kick-off to the second half," European football's governing body
said in a statement on Sunday.
German fans threw what appeared to be rolled up pieces of
paper at the Portuguese players on several occasions in the
Authorities warned supporters three times that such behavior
could force the match to be abandoned.
UEFA said its Control and Disciplinary Body would deal with
the case on Thursday.
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