Previous
Hull City
Liverpool
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Barcelona
Getafe
6:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Bayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund
ESPN3 6:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Udinese
Internazionale
BT Sport 2 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Metz
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Rotherham United
Reading
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Next

Prem Forecaster: The relegation race

Premier League
Read

Terry the real POTY for Chelsea

Chelsea
Read

Corinthians vow to fight crowd ban

Brazilian club Corinthians announced it will fight the crowd ban imposed by the South American governing body (CONMEBOL) following the tragic death of a 14-year-old in the club's Copa Libertadores match against San Jose.

CONMEBOL released a statement on Thursday banning all Corinthians supporters from the club's remaining Libertadores games after teenager Kevin Beltran Espada was struck by a flare thrown by a Brazilian supporter during the club's 1-1 draw in Bolivia. Espada later died due to head injuries.

But Corinthians have vowed to overturn the ban, believing the "unjust"' decision targets supporters who already purchased tickets for the Sao Paulo based club's remaining matches.

"Corinthians assesses that the punishment imposed is unjust, in that it directly undermines the right of innocents," a Corinthians statement read. "As it hurts not only the club, but mainly over 80,000 fans who will lose the right to attend matches, already bought in advance, and they do not deserve such punishment.

"The directors of Corinthians makes it clear that it relies on CONMEBOL's common sense and their disciplinary bodies to provide justice."

On top of forcing Corinthians to play behind closed doors, CONMEBOL has also rescinded the club's away ticket allocation and ordered them to refund or exchange all ticket sold.

The punishment will be in place until the conclusion of an investigation into Espada's deaths, which is expected to take up to 60 days.