Empty stadium ruling upheld for Legia Warsaw vs. Real Madrid

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Legia Warsaw fans will not get to see Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid, as their stadium ban was upheld on Wednesday.

Crowd trouble plagued Legia’s 6-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund, though the BBC reports that a charge of racist behavior was dismissed by UEFA.

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Legia now travels to Real for the first match on Oct. 18 before the empty stadium game on Nov. 2.

From the BBC:

Fans were seen trying to attack away supporters, covering their faces and using pepper spray against security staff.

However, Legia have been fined £69,000 in relation to the remaining five charges, which included setting off fireworks, blocking stairways and throwing objects.