UEFA charges England and Lithuania for crowd trouble

The travelling England fans show their support during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match against Lithuania in Kaunas. UEFA has opened disciplinary cases against England and Lithuania over crowd disturbances.

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NYON, Switzerland —

UEFA has opened disciplinary cases against England and Lithuania over crowd disturbances in their final European Championship qualifier.

The Lithuanian federation has also been charged for breaching ticketing regulations by blocking stairways.

UEFA’s disciplinary body will hear the case next Thursday.

England won Monday’s match in Vilnius 3-0.