Scenes in Paris as alleged racism scandal hits Champions League match


In the game between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir there is said to have been an unpleasant incident. In a confusing situation, the Romanian referee Ovidiu Hatega showed the Istanbul assistant coach Webó the red card. display

The fourth official Sebastian Coltescu referred to Basaksehir’s assistant coach Webó as “that black guy”

The players then refused to continue playing and went into the dressing room angrily after heated exchanges especially by former Chelsea striker Demba Ba. The PSG team also showed their solidarity. During the walk into the cabin, voices like “we can’t accept that” could be heard. 

It is currently unknown whether the game will continue. 

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