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UEFA charge Lyon with ‘racist behaviour’ at CSKA game

UEFA on Monday charged French club Lyon with racist behaviour and crowd disturbances at last week’s Europa League match against CSKA Moscow.

CSKA Moscow’s players celebrate following the UEFA Europa League round of 16 football match between Lyon (OL) and Moscow (CSKA Moscow) at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central-eastern France, on March 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO

Up to 150 hooded Lyon fans clashed with riot police ahead of the game in the French city leaving eight officers injured. The club already has a European ban, suspended for two years from April 2017, hanging over it.


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