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Manchester City hit by UEFA charge over fireworks during PSG game

April 14, 2016 15:24 IST
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IMAGE: PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic shoots from a free kick against Manchester City. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Manchester City have been charged by UEFA after fireworks were set off during their 1-0 Champions League quarter-final, second-leg win over Paris St Germain on Tuesday night.

City beat PSG 3-2 on aggregate to advance to the tournament's semi-finals.

"Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final between Manchester City FC and Paris St Germain (1-0) played on April 12 in England," European football's governing body said in a statement.

"Charges against Manchester City FC: Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the Uefa disciplinary regulations."

UEFA's disciplinary body will hear the case on May 19.

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