Revealed Dec 23, 2019
Dec 23, 2019 IST
An announcement on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium warned supporters to chorus from racist behaviour after Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was seemingly the goal of abuse throughout Sunday’s Premier League recreation towards Spurs.
Chelsea had been on their strategy to closing out a 2-Zero win towards their London rivals when, within the 63rd minute, Germany worldwide Rudiger gestured to the officers in a fashion that recommended he had been focused by racial slurs.
The flashpoint got here after objects had been thrown at Chelsea gamers from a piece of the house assist.
Round 10 minutes later, an announcement on the stadium’s public tackle system mentioned: “Racist behaviour from spectators is interfering with the sport.”
A second warning adopted 5 minutes from time, with one other being issued in stoppage time.
Tottenham versus Chelsea is the second high-profile recreation within the Premier League to be stained by obvious cases of racism this month.
On December 7, in the course of the closing phases of Manchester United’s 2-1 derby win on the Etihad Stadium, a Manchester Metropolis fan appeared to direct a monkey gesture in the direction of Fred and Jesse Lingard.
Larger Manchester Police arrested 41-year-old Anthony Burke on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after the incident. Burke has since been launched on bail pending additional enquiries.
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