UEFA fined Qarabag and a player was disqualified

26 March 2024 13:22
UEFA fined Qarabag and a player was disqualified

Incidents and decisions for the Qarabag FK - Braga SC match

Qarabag was punished for what happened in the play-off round of the Europa League against Braga in Baku.

Idman.biz reports that the decision was made by the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Committee of UEFA.

The champion of Azerbaijan was fined 43.5 thousand euros. Aghdam club will pay a fine of 22.5 thousand euros for offensive and provocative slogans. Our representative was fined 8,000 euros for using a laser pointer. Due to improper use of the loudspeaker in the stadium, Qarabag lost 5 thousand. The team's behavior on the field caused another 8,000 fines.

Elvin Jafarguliyev, who insulted the official of the game - the referee, was disqualified from UEFA club tournaments for two games. Although the Qarabag player missed the first match of the R16 against Bayer, the part of the punishment that was not served remained for the next season. Considering the red card he received in the return match against the German club, Jafarguliyev will start the 2024/25 season with a two-match suspension.

In this match, Braga also received a warning for improper behavior of its players.

All Incidents and decision for the Qarabag FK - SC Braga match:

• Use of laser pointer, Art. 16(2)(d) DR
- Fine: €8,000

• Provocative message of an offensive nature, Art. 16(2)(e) DR
- Fine: €22,500

• Incorrect use of the public address system, Art. 43.03 SSR
- Fine: €5,000

• Unsporting conduct of the ball boys, Art. 11(1) DR - Warning

• Directing abusive language at a match official (Mr. Elvin Ceferquliyev), Art. 15(1)(b) DR
- Suspension: two (2) UEFA club competition matches

• Improper conduct of the team, Art. 15(4) DR
- Fine: €7,500

SC Braga

• Improper conduct of the team, Art. 15(4) DR - Warning

It should be noted that although Qarabag lost 2:3 in the match at home, they advanced to the last-16 finals.