Wednesday October 30 2019
Lazio and Celtic charged by UEFA

UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against both Lazio and Celtic after their Europa League game in Glasgow.

The match, which ended 2-1 for the Scottish side, was played at Celtic Park on October 24.

Lazio have been charged with illicit chants and it’s assumed these are yet again racist abuse, a situation the club has dealt with repeatedly due to a persistent faction of their fanbase.

Celtic are also charged with both illicit chants and an illicit banner, believed to be an image of Fascist leader Benito Mussolini’s body hanging from a lamppost.

It was a reference to Lazio’s far right fan contingent, with the message: ‘Follow your leader.’

The cases will be examined on November 21.

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