UEFA West Ham is expected to launch an investigation into the issue that cast a shadow on their European Conference League semi-final victory. AZ Alkmaar.

Pablo Fornals’s instant win, which had a 3-1 overall success and sent them to their final in Prague next month, caused a black-shirted, hooded AZ ultras gang to attempt to storm the area reserved for friends and family. shelter.

players, including Michael AntonioSaid Benrahma, Aaron Cresswell and Flynn Downes climbed over the billboards to stop the problem.

The governing body’s disciplinary board will await relevant reports before deciding to take any action, but the PA news agency understands that given the severity of the disorder, it can follow up on previous cases and appoint an investigator for a more thorough investigation.

Given the extensive video footage of the ugly scenes, the Dutch club could face heavy sanctions.

hammers boss David MoyesHis 87-year-old father, David Snr, who was also in the match, said: “I can’t explain what happened and why.

“I would say the actors were involved because this was the family section and most of their family and friends were there. That was probably the reason for the backlash.

Was I worried? Yes, my family was there and I had friends in that department. You hope they will try to distance themselves from it.

“I didn’t recognize it because I was on the pitch. Security wanted to let me in, but I had to make sure my players weren’t involved.”