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Basel charged for fans on the pitch

(AP Photo/Keystone, Georgios Kefalas)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has charged Basel after fans ran onto the pitch and approached Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo during a Champions League match.

Five spectators encroached on the pitch from different sections of the St-Jakob Park stadium in the 89th minute of Madrid's 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Play was delayed for about two minutes as three of the spectators were chased and caught by security staff. The other two spectators appeared to be filming the arrest of a fan wearing a Madrid shirt.

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