Rogic's Celtic team-mate charged after ill-tempered UCL clash

Rogic's Celtic team-mate charged after ill-tempered UCL clash

His side Celtic have also been charged with improper conduct of the team under Article 15 (4), after they picked up five bookings - a standard charge for teams who receive cards for five or more players in a particular match.

As Griffiths - a Scotland global - prepared to take a corner he was shown a yellow card in rather controversial circumstances as he complained to the referee when bottles from the crowd were thrown at him.

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths is charged by UEFA with "provoking spectators after the end of the match", while Linfield are in the dock over objects thrown on the pitch and a "field invasion by supporters".

The south Belfast club had earlier condemned the missile-throwing supporters after the first leg of the second qualifying-round tie.

Following the final whistle, Scotland global Griffiths tied a Celtic scarf to one of the goalposts.

Uefa have opened disciplinary proceedings against both clubs following the game at Windsor Park and the case will now be heard by Uefa's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on July 20.

Linfield have been charged for the "throwing of objects" from sections of the crowd.

Play was held up when a bottle was thrown at Griffiths and there was an attempted pitch invasion at full-time.

Police in Scotland are preparing for Wednesday's return leg at Celtic Park.

Superintendent Craig Smith said a "robust policing plan" had been put in place following co-operation with officers in Northern Ireland. "Let's keep this match focused on the football".

Celtic had decided not to take up an allocation of tickets for the game because of security concerns - but around 300 fans watched.



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