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UEFA charges Celtic for fan incident during PSG game

A fan runs by Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin, with Celtic's Sinclair, left, during the Champions League, Group B soccer match at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 7:00 am

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has opened a disciplinary case against Celtic after a fan ran on the field near Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe during a Champions League match.

UEFA says its disciplinary panel will judge the case on Oct. 19.

Ten years ago, UEFA fined Celtic 30,000 Swiss francs (now $31,200) for a similar incident when a fan ran across the goal area taunting AC Milan goalkeeper Dida. In that case, Celtic served a two-year probationary period to avoid a further fine.

On Tuesday, PSG led 3-0 in Glasgow when the fan ran close to Mbappe. British media reported that he aimed a kick at the French teenager, and was booed by home fans. PSG won 5-0.

UEFA says it also opened a case against PSG for fans damaging seats.