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Lyon and Zenit to be reported for 'incidents of racism'

After "incidents of racism" in the Europa League on Thursday, Fare will report Lyon and Zenit to UEFA.

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News 16 Mar 2018, 16:25 IST
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Lyon and Zenit will be reported to UEFA after "incidents of racism" at their Europa League matches on Thursday, Fare has announced.

Fare – an organisation driven to combat discrimination in sport – confirmed on Friday that they would be submitting reports to European football's governing body following the second-leg ties.

Lyon's home clash with CSKA Moscow ended 3-2 to the Russian side, CSKA going through on away goals after the tie finished 3-3 on aggregate.

Meanwhile in St Petersburg, Zenit drew 1-1 with RB Leipzig, a result that was enough to send the Bundesliga side into the quarter finals 3-2.

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