Bayern Munich fined for fan trouble
The German Football Federation has fined Bayern Munich a total of ?15,000 ($19,670) for fan trouble during Bundesliga games.
The DFB says Bayern fans set off flares causing smoke plumes during a game at Fortuna Duesseldorf on Oct. 20 and let off fireworks at Nuremberg on Nov. 17, while a home supporter ran toward the pitch when the club hosted Borussia Dortmund on Dec. 1.
Duesseldorf was fined ?10,000 ($13,110) after a fan threw a beer cup toward a referee's assistant and a Hamburg player on Nov. 23, and after fireworks were set off in Nuremberg on Dec. 8.
Mainz was fined ?8,000 ($10,490.40) for flares lit at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Dec. 9.
Second division Cologne was fined ?5,000 ($6,560) for flares during a German Cup game at Wormatia Worms.