Celtic's Leigh Griffiths charged by UEFA for 'provoking spectators' at Linfield

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny before the start of the UEFA Champions League Second Qualifying Round first leg match between Dundalk and Rosenborg at Oriel Park in Dundalk Co Louth

Celtic to play at home to Dundalk or Rosenborg on Wednesday July 26 while away fixture will depend on opponent, should they get past Linfield

Griffiths tied a green and white scarf to the goalpost at the Kop end of the ground after the final whistle.

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths and Linfield have both been charged by UEFA after angry scenes at the Champions League clash between the two clubs on Thursday.

Linfield have also been charged by European football's governing body, cited for supporters throwing objects but also for fans invading the pitch.

After one such incident, Griffiths was booked, having complained to the referee Alejandro Hernandez about a bottle being thrown in his direction as he prepared to take a corner.

Griffiths tied a scarf to a post in front of the stand Linfield reserved for about 300 Celtic supporters who managed to buy tickets despite their club refusing their allocation.

The Scottish champions have also been hit with a further charge for improper conduct after five of their players were booked during their 2-0 win in Belfast.

Scotland worldwide Griffiths was targeted by objects thrown from a section of the home crowd while taking a corner.

Griffiths had been shown a yellow card for time-wasting in the second half of the game. That rule says that a player may receive a "suspension for one competition match or a specified period for provoking spectators".

The team's meet again in the second-leg of this tie in Glasgow on Wednesday night and both fans have issued stark warnings to their followers to be in their best behaviour.

Superintendent Craig Smith said a "robust policing plan" had been put in place following co-operation with officers in Northern Ireland.

"Linfield FC strongly condemns these actions and will be taking all necessary steps to identify any individual who was engaged in this activity".

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