Man Utd to ban supporters who threw missiles at Diego Simeone for three years with CCTV being searched for suspects
MANCHESTER UNITED will dish out THREE-YEAR bans to supporters who threw missiles at Diego Simeone last night.
Atletico Madrid dumped United out of the Champions League with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, giving them a 2-1 aggregate victory.
But there were sour scenes at the final whistle as Simeone headed for the tunnel.
The Argentine tactician was forced to SPRINT down the touchline as some United fans threw objects at him.
Various drinks and even a PIE were hurled at Simeone as he dodged his way to safety.
And United are now set to be charged by Uefa as they currently review CCTV footage.
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Sky Sports claim United will hand out lengthy bans to anyone caught hurling items at Simeone.
Guilty parties will be barred from attending games for three years.
And United now await any forthcoming charges from European authorities, which are usually dished out at the end of each footballing week.
Meanwhile, the dismal result means United will now go FIVE seasons without winning a trophy – their longest silverware drought since 1974.
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But despite their manager being targeted, Atletico Madrid players were delighted to progress to the Champions League quarters.
Captain Koke said: "We deserved the win in the first leg, but fought so hard here to get what we deserved from this tie.
"We want to go far in the competition and it's incredible to still be in it.
"It's important for us to still be in the Champions League in what's an up-and-down season.
"For me, Jan Oblak is the best goalkeeper in the world. He's shown it once again tonight."
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