Eintracht Frankfurt has been partially banned from spectators and fined by the Disciplinary Chamber of the European Football Union (Uefa). At the next home game in a European club competition, the lower tier of the north-west curve, the area of the active Eintracht fan scene, will remain closed. In addition, the Frankfurters have to pay 50,000 euros for the use of pyrotechnics by their supporters in the first knockout round first leg of the Champions League in February against SSC Napoli (0: 2), and a further 20,000 euros are added for blocking stadium stairs.
The sports court of the German Football Association (DFB) also fined Union Berlin and 1. FC Kaiserslautern for burning pyrotechnics. Union had to pay 73,000 euros after incidents in the derby at Hertha BSC, but could pay up to 24,300 euros use it for security or violence prevention measures. Second division club Kaiserslautern has to pay 25,800 euros.