Uefa to investigate racist chanting at Montenegro v England qualifier


• Uefa representative at game to send in report on Tuesday
• England lodge complaint after 5-1 Euro 2020 win in Podgorica

Uefa were due to receive reports on Tuesday from their representatives at Montenegro’s Euro 2020 qualifier with England, as well as testimonies from independent observers, before beginning an investigation into racist chants directed at the visiting players.

A complaint was lodged by England with the delegate present at Monday’s game after Danny Rose was subjected to monkey chants following his booking for a foul in stoppage time of the 5-1 victory. Callum Hudson-Odoi said he and Rose had heard supporters “saying monkey stuff”, including during the first half, with Raheem Sterling making a point of cupping his ears towards the most vociferous section of Montenegro fans after scoring England’s fifth goal.

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Written by Dominic Fifield in Podgorica
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/mar/26/england-montenegro-racist-chanting-uefa-investigation under the title “Uefa to investigate racist chanting at Montenegro v England qualifier”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.