Manchester United could face UEFA sanctions after fans attacked Atletico Madrid‘s coach Diego Simeone.

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Manchester United who were knocked out of the Champions League by Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night at Old Trafford, and Manchester fan assaulted Diego Simeone. The club may now face disciplinary action from UEFA.

Manchester United could face UEFA sanctions as a result of their Champions League exit

Renan Lodi’s first-half strike gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the Champions League.

After a solid start in the second leg against their Spanish opponents, it was Atletico Madrid who emerged victorious in the tie-breaking vote.

As United’s voyage in Europe’s top-tier club competition drew to a close on Tuesday night, fans who had hoped their team would advance to the quarterfinals were left disappointed as their squad failed to reach the last eight.

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In addition, some contentious match officiating by referee Slavko Vincic did not assist the fans’ cause either.

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As the Argentine manager made his way into the tunnel, the dissatisfied and enraged Old Trafford supporters flung bottles and bottles of water at him.

Diego Simeone was sprinting out of the pitch, not even celebrating the victory, yet he was handled in this manner still.

Rather than venting their wrath and fury on a visiting manager, this segment of Manchester United supporters should direct their ire and displeasure towards their own team.

The referee, who was the most contentious figure of the evening, was also a target for the United supporters…. As the Slovenian referee walked off the field, there have been reports of projectiles being thrown at him from the stands by the spectators in attendance.

Manchester United could face UEFA sanctions as a result of their Champions League exit

As a result, the competition’s governing body, UEFA, may impose punishment on Manchester United.

According to the newspaper The Times, the Old Trafford club may face disciplinary action from UEFA as a result of the events that unfolded at the stadium following the team’s elimination from the Champions League.

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