Nineteen players from the Brazilian club were among 71 killed in a plane crash earlier this month while travelling to their Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombian side Atletico Nacional.

Relatives of the members of the Chapecoense Real football clubRelatives of the members of Chapecoense attend a memorial service (Photo: Getty Images)

However, the Superior Court of Justice has decided to punish both clubs for failing to fulfil the fixture.