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Napoli charged by UEFA following Liverpool victory

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4th October 2018
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NAPLES, ITALY - OCTOBER 03: Napoli fans show their support during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between SSC Napoli and Liverpool at Stadio San Paolo on October 3, 2018 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

have been charged by UEFA after their fans set off flares during Wednesday night's 1-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League.

The Reds succumbed to defeat in Naples after Lorenzo Insigne's late strike sent Carlo Ancelotti's side to the top of Group C, a point ahead of Liverpool and .

Following the game, the Italian side have been charged by European football's governing body for breaching disciplinary regulations.

They have been charged due to fans setting off flares in the home end, as well as stairways being blocked during the game - in direct contravention of article 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations.

There was also trouble in the other Group C fixture between PSG and , during which Thomas Tuchel's side ran out 6-1 winners with Neymar scoring a hat-trick.

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The French side have also been charged for their supporters setting off flares and additionally for crowd trouble.

Meanwhile, also face charges over crowd trouble and for possible "illicit chants" from Serbian supporters.

The cases will be heard by UEFA on October 18 and may result in a ban or strict restrictions in future games.

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