Racism: UEFA sanctions Partizan Belgrade, Lokomotiv Plovdiv

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Racism: UEFA sanctions Partizan Belgrade, Lokomotiv Plovdiv

UEFA has punished Serbia’s Partizan Belgrade and Bulgaria’s Lokomotiv Plovdiv following incidents of racism at their Europa League matches last week

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NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has punished Serbia’s Partizan Belgrade and Bulgaria’s Lokomotiv Plovdiv following incidents of racism at their Europa League matches last week.

Partizan Belgrade will have to play its next two home matches in UEFA competitions behind closed doors because of the racist behavior of its supporters during the 3-1 win over Turkish club Malatyaspor in the first leg of the third qualifying round.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv will have a partial closure of its stadium for its next home match following racist behavior by fans during a 1-0 loss to French club Strasbourg.

European soccer’s governing body has ordered Lokomotiv to close the Tribuna…

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