Everton have reportedly been fined £26,674 by UEFA following the incident involving a fan carrying a toddler pushing Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes on October 19.
The incident occurred when Toffees defender Ashley Williams felt he was pushed by Lopes from a nook – the Wales captain then retaliating and throwing his opponent to the bottom.
This, in flip sparked a brawl – throughout which an Everton fan attacked the Lyon goalkeeper because the brawl spilled into the group. For such actions, UEFA, in response to the BBC, have been fined a complete of £26,674.
The report additionally claims that the membership have reported the supporter concerned within the incident (who occurred to be based mostly within the Gwladys Avenue Finish of Goodison Park) to the Merseyside Police. The membership have additionally introduced that they’ve banned the fan from attending any future video games.
As a part of the membership’s abysmal begin to the season, Everton at present loom on the backside of Europa League Group E – having picked up just one level in 4 matches.
With the flexibility to qualify for the knockout levels gone, the Toffees face Atalanta (who sit on the prime of their group) on Thursday night time. The Merseyside outfit then journey to St Mary’s on Sunday afternoon to tackle Southampton as they proceed to attempt to get their season again on observe.
Regardless of spending in extra of £140m over the summer time, bringing in gamers resembling Michael Keane, Jordan Pickford and Gylfi Sigurdsson; the membership have endured a depressing begin to the season.
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Nonetheless, with Ronald Koeman now gone, and David Unsworth taking the reigns, Everton appear to be slowly enhancing.