Why did Serbia get a walkover in the 2014 World Cup?



Why did Serbia get a walkover in the 2014 World Cup?

On 24 October 2014, UEFA awarded Serbia a walkover against Albania, with Serbia deemed to have won the match 3–0, on the grounds that Albania had been at fault for refusing to resume the match.

What was the Albanian banner that appeared on the Serbian football pitch?

Serbian fans had chanted "Ubij, ubij Šiptara " ( Kill, kill the Albanian ), and threw flares and other objects on the pitch. At that point a drone quadcopter carrying an Albanian nationalist banner with an image of Greater Albania appeared on the pitch.

Did Serbia accuse Albania of provocation after drone brawl during Euro Championship?

"Serbia accuses Albania of provocation after drone brawl during Euro Championship qualifier". Associated Press. Retrieved 26 October 2014. ^ "This page has been removed – News – The Guardian". the Guardian. Retrieved 16 June 2015. ^ BalkanWeb (15 October 2014). "Igli Tare: Isha me Olsi Ramën në stadium, flamuri në fushë nuk ishte ideja e tij".

Why was the Serbia v Albania match abandoned?

Serbia v Albania (UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying) A UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match involving the national association football teams of Serbia and Albania took place on 14 October 2014 at Partizan Stadium, in Belgrade, Serbia. The match was abandoned after several on and off the field incidents.