1894 supporter group urge supporters at all of this week’s Champions League ties to turn their backs and boo during UEFA’s pre-match anthem.
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Manchester City and Bayern Munich fans are set to put aside their differences when the two sides meet on Tuesday night in protest of UEFA’s handling of two supposedly closed door games the sides played against CSKA Moscow.
Fans of both sides were left frustrated when CSKA Moscow supporters appeared to be present during the matches in Russia in the previous two rounds of the competition, and are particularly angry this has not been investigated by UEFA despite many travelling City and Bayern fans being turned away.
A spokesman for the 1894 supporter group told the Manchester Evening News that they supported the call Bayern fans have made for a meeting with UEFA officials.
They said: “We have heard little in the way of understanding towards supporters from UEFA themselves after fans were denied access to the matches in Moscow.”
CSKA Moscow were punished after their opening Champions League tie with Roma, which saw CSKA fans throw flares onto the pitch, clash with riot police and chant racist abuse.
The 1894 group also used the opportunity to question UEFA’s financial fair play regulations which saw City fined £49million and a reduced squad size for Champions League.
The group said: “We are a club penalised for trying to better ourselves. Other clubs spend fortunes and go into debt yet the punishment is not equal.”