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Cerro face severe penalties over crowd violence

November 12, 2009
By Reuters
Paraguay's Cerro Porteno face serious sanctions after acts of violence by their fans at a Copa Sudamericana match, the South American Football Confederation (CSF) said on Thursday.

Fans threw a hail of objects at visiting Brazilian side Fluminense and Argentine referee Hector Baldassi after Cerro's 1-0 home defeat in the first leg of their semi-final on Wednesday night and a policeman was hit on the head.

The Fluminense players and Baldassi and his linesmen had to wait for more ...

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