Arsenal fined by UEFA following pitch invasion and late kick-off against Qarabag

Baku, March 9, AZERTAC

UEFA have fined Arsenal €15,000 (£12,966) for a late kick-off and a pitch invasion in their Europa League game against Qarabag FC at the Emirates Stadium in December, according to Sky Sports.

An individual came onto the pitch during the match carrying the flag of the so-called “Nagorno-Karabakh Republic”.

Qarabag are an Azerbaijani team originally based in Agdam, but have not played in their hometown since 1993 due to the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

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