Alajuelense Punished For Crowd Misconduct Against Montreal Impact
Photo via @ImpactMontreal on Twitter

Costa Rica's Liga Deportiva Alajuelense have been fined an undisclosed amount of money and were also handed a stadium ban for racist chants made by fans. They were also charged for objects thrown on the field during the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal match.

CONCACAF said in a statement that Alajuelense's supporters acted in these disgusting ways during the match against the Montreal Imapct.

The next time that Alajuelense qualifies for the Champions League, the club will have to play their first home game behind closed doors with no supporters. Similar bans have been handed often in CONMEBOL's Copa Libertadores. 

Montreal Impact winger Dominic Oduro claimed fans of the Costa Rican side Alajuelense were racist towards him during and after the match. Oduro had tweeted after the match on that subject:

"So sad that in this generation some fans still make monkey noises when black players are playing the game. Shame to all #alajuelense fans."

He later added: "Say no to racism on the field."

The Montreal Impact play Club America of Mexico Wednesday in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League Final, with the aggregate score tied at 1-1. The match can be seen on the Fox Sports Network and Univision.

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